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Eight bus passengers were killed and more than 20 injured after a double-decker bus crashed into the concrete pillar for the overhead bridge. A total of 32 passengers were on the Bangkok – Suwannaphum bus operated by the state-run Transport Company. Five people died immediately at the scene and three later died at the hospital. 22 people, including the driver, were admitted to hospitals to treat their injuries. The passenger bus was driving on Mittraphap Road in the central province of Saraburi on Saturday. Another driver who witnessed the accident posted a dashcam video of the accident. The bus appeared […]

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6 minutes ago, Thaiger said:

If the driver was found to be driving recklessly, he could be charged up to 5,000 baht and his licence could be suspended for 30 days to 90 days.

What??? He should never be allowed drive again, not any vehicle! 

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30 minutes ago, DoUKnowWhoIAm said:

What??? He should never be allowed drive again, not any vehicle! 

I know. Shaking your head in disbelief does nothing to help comprehend it. Multiple manslaughter with time served consecutively. 5 years x 8 deaths = 40 years. Are you listening and taking note all those arsehole bus and truck drivers out there. 

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5000 baht fine ? Suspension of license for 30 or 90 days ? What a sorry punishment for killing so many people for wreckless driving. Where is the accountability ? There are no justice here.

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This makes me so angry!

The provincial govt ,

Transportation ministry  and the Bus company need to be held accountable again!

The bus driver is a given! Special shout out to him or her ! Tooie Tooie !

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