PHITSANULOK -- Twenty-seven passengers were injured when a Khon Kaen-bound tour bus from Chiang Mai crashed while nearing Muang district of this northern province early on Sunday, police said.
Pol Capt Noppadol Mai-ngam, a Muang district police investigator, said the accident happened at 1.25am on Sukhothai-Phitsanulok road between kilometre markers 220 and 221, when the bus with about 40 passengers slid across the road median to the other side, rammed into a power post and overturned.
Twenty-seven passengers received minor injuries in the accident. They were admitted to Phra Phutthachinnaraj Hospital in Phitsanulok town.
Police are investigating the cause of the accident.
Bus passengers remain at the scene just after the crash in Phitsanulok early Sunday. (Photo by Chinawat Singha)