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A bus in the Lom Sak district has plunged into a deep ravine killing at least twenty nine people and injuring four others. The bus was en route to the northern province of Chaing Rai.
Major General Sukit Samana, the police commander of Phetchanbun province said that he suspects the bus driver fell asleep. He said “we found twenty eight bodies in the ravine that is about thirty meters deep and another victim died at the hospital. The eyewitness who informed the police reported that the bus was going very fast before it plunged into the ravine.”
Four others are still in a critical condition. The bus was completely destroyed.
Deadly road accidents are becoming all too common in Thailand. Twenty people were killed in October when a bus carrying elderly Buddhist devotees plunged into a ravine in north east Thailand and another crash left one dead and five in comas in Kanchanaburi province