Category Archives: Thai traffic

11 killed, 28 injured in bus-truck head-on crash (Thailand)

A speeding air-conditioned bus crashed head-on with a 18-wheel trailer truck in Surin early Wednesday, killing 11 people and injuring 28 others. Both the drivers of the Bangkok-Si Sa Ket bus and the truck were killed. Ten people died at … Continue reading

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Van plunges into ditch killing 4, injuring 14 (Sukothai – Thailand)

A public transport van skidded off a road and plunged into a ditch in Sukhothai yesterday killing four people and injuring 14 passengers. Of those injured, nine were in critical condition at press time. Driver Ratchanon Intanon, 31, who did … Continue reading

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The undocumented dangers of Thailand’s roads

It is a top tourist destination – but what the guidebooks don’t tell you is that Thailand’s roads are lethal. Now a group of mothers whose sons died in a bus crash are campaigning to change that. Photos of the … Continue reading

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Train Hits 9 Cars at Bangkok Asoke Rail Crossing

A train hit 9 vehicles that were parked on the Asoke railway crossing while stuck in red light. At least 10 people were injured with 6 in critical condition. Among them was a railway official stationed at the crossing who … Continue reading

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Eight killed, 50 injured as Chiang Mai-Bangkok bus crashes

Eight people are dead and 50 injured after a fatal bus crash at Lampang, a small city on the road between Thailand’s capital and second largest city. The fatal accident took place at about 12.30am this morning when the The … Continue reading

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Absolutely not amazed: Bangkok’s bus-driver behaviour

Walking near Asoke I was absolutely not amazed when I stumbled at this kind of accident. I witness every time I am in the city the amazing traffic-behaviour of the bus-drivers putting passengers and fellow road-users at risk: speeding to … Continue reading

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MRT (Bangkok Metro) has temporarily closed more entrances

MRT has temporarily closed more entrances for flooding prevention These entrances has been closed

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