Train Hits Bus in Thailand, Killing Three and Wounding Dozens
Thai rescue workers inspect the wreckage of a bus after its collision with a passenger train, in Nakhon Chai Si district, Nakhon Pathom province, Thailand on April 3, 2016.EPA
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A train smashed into a double-decker bus carrying Thai tourists at an unguarded railway crossing in central Thailand on Sunday. The Bangkok Post said that the driver of the bus was killed on the spot, and that two passengers died at a hospital. Around 30 passengers were injured.
The accident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. in Nakhon Pathom province, west of Bangkok. The bus was taking tourists to Samet island in Rayong province, southeast of Bangkok.