Woman killed on pedestrian crossing
BANGKOK - A 70-year-old woman was killed when a public bus hit her then overturned and fell on her on Monday outside Thewes fresh market, police said.
- Published: 8/10/2012 at 01:06 PM
- Newspaper section: breakingnews
Pol Col Paitoon Chata-ngam, superintendent of Samsen police station, said the woman was identified as Charoensri Vanichanan.
He said the air-conditioned public bus, running on route 524 between Bang Khen and Sanam Luang, hit Charoensri as she was walking across the road on a pedestrian crosswalk.
The bus then overturned and fell on the woman.
Pol Col Paitoon said the bus driver braked but could not stop in time because the road was slippery due to heavy rain.
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