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A bus full of Burmese workers overturned in the Tak provinces, killing three and injuring 44 more. The bus was transporting Burmese migrant workers from the northern province across the country to work in the southern province of Songkhla. The accident took place yesterday evening in the Mueang district of Tak. Mae Toh Police were notified about the bus that overturned at around 9.15pm. Emergency responders raced to the accident along the Tak – Mae Sot Road. The accident took place in an area where many crashes have occurred in the past. The road is fairly steep in that area […]

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Police have a working theory, though. They suspect the driver was not familiar with the road and as a result was overusing the brakes on the bus. This could have led to a brake failure at the curve, causing the bus to careen off the road at a fairly high speed.

All too common and usually the cause of multiple fatalities.  

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