Tour bus driver flees scene after crash in Thailand, 1 dead, 40 injured

A tour bus driver fled the scene after shedding management and crashing in Maha Sahakham province in northeast Thailand this morning. One person was killed within the crash and 40 more folks have been injured.
At 12.05am, officers at Rat Charoen Police Station had been knowledgeable that a Thai Sriram Company’s tour bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok lost control and crashed into a lamppost on Highway 202 near the U-turn in front of Ban Nong Hi village in Mueang Tao subdistrict, Phayakkhaphum Phisai district.
Police rushed to the scene with rescue employees from the Mueang Tao Subdistrict Organisation, the Nadoon Rescue Unit and Phayak Rescue Unit.
Rescue staff helped trapped passengers out of the bus one after the other, which was found lying on its aspect within the ditch in the midst of the freeway.
One particular person died at the scene, later recognized as 34 yr previous Umaporn Khamphapan from Yasathon province.
Many people had been injured: 20 had been taken to Phayakkhaphun Phisai Hospital for treatment, 10 were taken to Pathumrat Hospital in Roi Et province, and eight people had been taken to Kasetvisai Hospital in Roi Et province. The remaining injured passengers didn’t wish to receive hospital remedy.
There was no signal of the motive force, Toi, who fled the scene after the crash. Police mentioned they are tracking down Toi who shall be prosecuted according to the law.
Witnesses said there was low visibility and heavy rain on the time of the incident final night time. Fast lost control and crashed right into a lamppost, flinging the tour bus onto its side into the ditch in between the lanes.
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