10 German Tourists Injured By Bangkok Bus Crash

(9 October) A dozen of people, mostly German tourists, have been injured after their bus crashed into a bridge barrier in central Bangkok.

Police in Makkasan area were alerted to investigate the accident which took place at Asoke Petch intersection late last night.

The injured are 10 German tourists, their Thai guide, and their driver. They were taken to Rama IX Hospital.

According to police initial investigation, the bus had picked up the passengers from Sanam Luang to their destination at Amaree Atrium Hotel. The police believe the bus driver did not notice the barrier of the bridge, which lies across the road, and unintentionally crashed into the bar.

Further investigation will resume as soon as the driver recovers from his severe injury, police say. 

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