A double-decker tour bus overturned on Highway 12 in Nam Nao district on Sunday, killing the driver and injuring all 46 passengers.
The accident occurred about 3.30pm between kilometre markers 418-419 on Highway 12 (Lom Sak-Chumphae) in the Nam Nao National Park.
The driver of the chartered 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 Wapi Pathum district, 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.
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)