Chiang Mai-Kanchanaburi bus crashes in Lamphun

A bus transporting people on a regular route between Chiang Mai and Kanchanaburi crashed this morning, Oct. 19, injuring a number of people.

The accident occurred on Highway 11 in Si Bua Ban, Mueang Lamphun at around 5:45 a.m. with the bus slamming into a median strip on the highway.

The driver of the bus, named only as Mr. Chaem, was reported to be in a serious condition while five other passengers also suffered varying injuries.

Police believe the accident occurred due to the driver falling asleep behind the wheel.