Tour bus overturns, 1 killed, 46 injured

A tour bus overturned on Highway 12 in Phetchabun on Sunday, killing the driver and injuring all 46 passengers.

Tour bus overturns, 1 killed, 46 injured
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Tour bus overturns, 1 killed, 46 injured

published : 21 Nov 2022 at 12:47

writer: Gary Boyle

ORIGINAL SOURCE/WRITER: Sunthorn Kongvarakhom

The crashed bus lies on its side after overturning on Highway 12 in Phetchabun on Sunday. The driver was killed and all 46 passengers injured. (Photo: Sunthorn Kongvarakhom)

A tour bus overturned on Highway 12 in Phetchabun on Sunday, killing the driver and injuring all 46 passengers.

The accident occurred about 3.30pm on Highway 12 in the Nam Nao National Park.

The driver of the  bus died in the crash and all 46 passengers were injured. Forty-five were admitted to Nam Nao Hospital and one to Khon San Hospital.

The passengers were all members of a women's group from Maha Sarakham province, on a field trip to Khao Kho in Phetchabun. They were on the way back to Maha Sarakham.

Police were investigating the cause of the accident.

Vocabulary

  • cause: the person or thing that makes something happen - สาเหตุ
  • field trip (noun): a trip outside of the school or workplace that a person normally is at - การเรียนหรือเก็บข้อมูลนอกสถานที่, ทัศนศึกษานอกสถานที่, การศึกษานอกสถานที่
  • investigate: to try to find out the facts about something in order to learn the truth about it - ตรวจสอบหาความจริง
  • occurred (verb): happened - เกิดขึ้น
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