Two people died, and four more were injured when a van collided with a songtaew in Krabi province. Among the dead is a 44-year-old woman from England.
Thai media reported that the fatal crash occurred on Highway 4206 in Krabi’s Koh Klang subdistrict on Wednesday at around 12:00. The van, driven by 40-year-old Srawut Supap, was bringing Ms Laura Davidson, 44, from Krabi International Airport to Hua Hin Pier which from where she wanted to continue to Koh Lanta.
After the van had passed Ban Khlong Ya Nat School, the front right tire busted, and the Thai driver lost control of the vehicle. The van then collided with a songtaew coming from the opposite direction which was carrying three passengers and the driver. The force of the collision threw both vehicles off the road.
Mrs Laura Davidson and Mr Srawut, who was driving the van, died before rescuers arrived at the scene. The driver and the passengers of the songtaew were severely injured during the crash. Rescue workers rushed them to Khlong Thom Hospital.
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