Man to hitch monkhood after surviving mini bus accident that claimed 11 victims

Incredibly who survived a mini bus accident on the Friendship Highway within the Isaan province of Nakhon Ratchasima is planning to join the monkhood to pray for the 11 victims who were killed in the accident.
The white mini bus, which was travelling from Amnart Charoen to Bangkok, overturned and caught hearth at 9.30pm final Saturday, January 21, on the Friendship Highway within the Si Khiw district of Nakhon Ratchasima.
The firefighters and rescue groups rushed to the scene but could not save the victims. One driver and 10 passengers were killed. They have been trapped contained in the automotive and burned to death in the subsequent blaze. The youngest victim was solely six years old.
Only one man, who was later identified as 20 yr old Thanachit Kingkaeo, survived the accident. He smashed one of the mini bus home windows and climbed out only a few minutes earlier than the car exploded into a ball of fireside.
Thanachit gave an interview to Thairath yesterday. He explained that he took the mini bus from his home in Amnart Charoen. He sat in the course of the bus and slept all the way. Thanachit said…
“I heard a loud noise like a mini bus hitting something and scraping along the site visitors barrier. Then, I awoke and found that the bus overturned. I heard people screaming and crying for help. I determined to kick the window and get out. Everything happened so fast. I did not have time to help others.”
Thanachit added that he felt sorry for what happened and planned to become a monk to hope and make benefit for all of the victims.
Officers spent over one hour controlling the blaze. The cause of the accident is beneath investigation.
The Nakhon Ratchasima Transport Office released some details on the investigation, saying that the mini bus was travelling at eighty two kilometres per hour when the accident happened. The bus and its driver have been legally registered in accordance with the land traffic law.
The superintendent of Si Khiw Police Station, Yongyot Phonladate, reported that the cause of the accident may have been recklessness, drowsy driving, or dashing. Yongyot said he would examine CCTV cameras along the routes and question witnesses more to conclude the case.
A rescuer, Nikhom Sae-aoon, explained that he was on day responsibility on the checkpoint close by the scene and made recognized that accidents always occurred at this spot as a end result of the road is in poor condition and there’s a lack of traffic lights.
Thanachit’s mother knowledgeable the media that the driver and passengers all lived close by.
“People locally know each other and were conversant in the driving force. The driver was an excellent driver. He didn’t drink alcohol or drive fast.”
According to the Office of Insurance Commission, the motor act would compensate victims’ relatives at 1.1 million baht every. The driver’s relative would get much less compensation, at a hundred thirty five,000 baht, if the accident’s trigger was proved to be recklessness.
 

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