Eleven killed in fatal van crash on Chonburi-Bangkok motorway


Eleven passengers died and four others were seriously injured when a passenger van from Chonburi skidded and crashed into a concrete barrier and caught fire on Kilometre 63 on the Chonburi-Bangkok motorway near Panas Nikom tollgate at 9.00 pm Friday night.


The Mini bus was transporting school teachers from Kumklao Sakola School from the Min Buri district, amonst the dead was also an eight year old student.

The fatal crash was thought to have been caused by a tire on the minivan exploding according to one eye witness, the accident caused heavy traffic jams on the motorway to Bangkok.