7 killed in van-truck crash
- Published: 2 Nov 2013 at 10.42
- Online news:
NAKHON SAWAN – A head-on collision between a 10-wheeler-truck and a van carrying six passengers on a road in Nongbua district on Friday has resulted in seven deaths and two injured.
The deceased are named Worawit Jaengprom, 28, the van driver, Sommai Jaipakdee, 49, Puttha Thongprom, 64, Raborb Sakul, 60, Thongdee Saengchan 57, Khemthong Lodlanda, 53, and a nine-year old boy.
The only surviving passenger, Somjai Jaipakdee, 59, was rushed to Sawanpracharak Hospital, said Pol Capt Wicharn Sribantao, an officer at Nong Bua police station.
Pong Boonsawai, the driver of the large-load truck, 48, sustained minor injuries. He told police that he was driving towards Chaiyaphum province and refused to provide any other information.
Police have begun conducting further investigation.