Bus crash injures 32

An inter provincial bus with about 40 passengers from Ubon Ratchathani to Rayong skidded off the Highway 304 and overturned, injuring 32 people.

The bus belonged to Nakhonchai Air Trasport and was on Highway 304 from Chachoensao to Phanom Sarakham when the accident happened at about  3.30 a.m. today.

According to Chachoengsao police,  the driver Prasert Bupacharoen said it was raining while he was on the highway to Rayong.

But as he arrived at the scene, he saw a truck lying on the roadside but with its trailer blocking the road ahead. He was  shocked and quickly swerved to avoid hitting the trailer

The bus lost control, skidded and overturned on the roadside.

Fortunately nobody was dead but 32 passengers injured. All were admitted to Buddhasothorn hospital with bruises and cuts.