20 including Sri Lankans are injured in a bus accident in Thailand


22 persons including Sri Lankans are injured when their tour bus overturned into a ditch in Ratchaburi’s Photharam district on Thursday afternoon.
The coach was returning from the Damnoen Saduak floating market when the driver lost control while overtaking another vehicle, careering into the ditch along Phetkasem Road in tambon Nong Pho. Police and rescue workers found many tourists trapped in the overturned coach but all were rescued.

The Police said that injured passengers, mostly Sri Lanka tourists, and injured Thai driver were rushed to Photharam Hospital. 34 people were reported to have been on board.
The driver of another tour bus, told Police there were four coaches taking over 100 Sri Lankans to the floating market in Damnoen Saduak district. The buses were heading to Nakhon Pathom when the one driven by Boonma Nachaikham crashed.

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