Tourist van breaks brakes, goes down to Ang Khang, kills 1, injures 8
At 09.10 a.m. on December 6, the Chiang Mai Provincial Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office, Fang Branch reported that a tourist van had crashed on the side of the road. At the Fang-Doi Ang Khang route, Highway 1249, Fang-Doi Ang Khang, Km 15 (downward), Mae Ngon Subdistrict, Fang District, Chiang Mai Province, there were 8 injured, 1 dead. All the injured were taken to hospital. Fang nurse and is in the process of assessing symptoms from a doctor
The Chiang Mai Provincial Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office, Fang branch, is still monitoring the situation of the injured-death information. with Fang Hospital which will report further progress
Pol Lt. Col. Yosmekiat Manosao, an investigative officer at the Fang Police Station, the owner of the case, revealed that from the investigation of the crime scene, it was found that the van was traveling from Samut Prakan Province The total passengers, including 9 drivers, 4 males, 5 females, stayed on Doi Ang Khang. In the morning, while traveling back down the mountain, arrive at km 14-15 which is a steep downhill path. The car is likely to lose control or the brakes are broken, unable to control the car. The driver drove the car into the shoulder on the right side. no traces of braking The scene of the accident is a 45 degree slope, the car is likely to have a problem. The driver was probably trying to stop the car. by the condition of the front car collapse
Initially, all 9 people were taken to Fang Hospital for treatment. Later, one person died, namely Thanatorn Watcharathasakul, 62, a native of Phraeksa sub-district, Samut Prakan province, who were seriously injured, and the rest were slightly injured.