6 June 2024

A student and a car driver died and about 40 other students were injured late Friday night, when a bus, taking the students on a study trip, was in a collision with a car in Sawankhalok district of Sukhothai province.

The district police said that the tour bus was returning from Chon Buri carrying more than 40 students from Ban Nong Haen School in Sukhothai when the collision happened in Ban Nong Wongwian in Pak Nam sub-district.

The force of the impact sent the bus into a roadside ditch.

Emergency services arrived at the scene and took the injured and deceased to three hospitals in Sawankhalok district.