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Four remain in hospital after Phuket bus crash

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Four of 18 Chinese tourists who were injured after the bus they were travelling in flipped on bypass rd yesterday (July 26) are still in hospital receiving treatment for their injuries. However, all expenses incurred are to be covered by the tour companyʼs insurer, Dhipaya Insurance.

11 of the 16 tourists were initially admitted to Vachira Hospital, where three still remain. They have been named as Huang Xiang who has bleeding on the brain, Sun Hui who has a broken leg, and Chen Lihua who has internal bleeding.

Seven of the eight who were released have been named as Xo Yizhen, 27, Liu Jiajin, 13, Liao Yuan, 52, Zhao Hang, 21, Peng Shiqi, 4, Wang Qiuping, 32, and Chen Xiaoying, 41. One personʼs name is unknown.

A further seven who were taken to Bangkok Hospital but have since been released, they were named as Jiayu Gao, 5, Qi Peng, 40, Yun Ma, 27, Bin Gao, 37, Sun Li, 38, the driver of the bus Danai Kamdee, 25, and tour guide Thongkam Sealee, 23. All of them got first aid, not serious injuires.

However, another tourists named as Ma Ying broke both their shoulders in the accident and is still being treated at Mission Hospital.

The tour bus crashed, which belongs to BRT Travel, crashed into a ditch in front of the Premium Ouitlet yesterday morning and it took rescue workers several hours to free all the passengers who were trapped inside.

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