RATCHABURI - A passenger van heading to Bangkok ran off the road when a tyre burst and plunged into a ditch, killing three people and injuring nine others, police said on Tuesday morning.
Pol Maj Gen Pongsakorn Khemmarat of Muang Ratchaburi police station said the vehicle was a white Toyota van running between Bangkok and Petchaburi with the licence plate 14-3974 Bangkok.
The three fatalities were a man and two women. Two of them were named as Manote Ritdet and Bongkotcharat Rattanayenjai. Police have not identified the second woman yet.