Phuket Bus Crash Injures Dozens of Russian Tourists

Scene of the bus crash in Phuket province that injures 37 Russian tourists, 30 December 2014.

PHUKET – A bus carrying Russian tourists tumbled down a hill in Phuket province, injuring more than 30 passengers on board.

The accident took place on Kamala – Patong Road at around 8 am this morning, police say.

According to police, the bus belonged to a tour company called Anextour and was carrying Russian tourists from Phuket International Airport to Patong Beach. The bus reportedly crashed into a car and tumbled down a small roadside hill. 

Rescue workers say 37 Russians have been injured in the accident. Four of the victims are reported to be in critical condition. 

Phuket island is a popular destination for Russian tourists in Thailand. 

 

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