14 injured as pickup truck carrying workers crashes in Samoeng

14 people have been injured after the pickup truck they were traveling in crashed in Samoeng this morning, Nov. 26.

The accident occurred at around 8:30 a.m. on Highway 1349 in Ban Mae Kha, Moo 1 Mae Sa.

According to reports, the driver claimed that he put the vehicle into the wrong gear, causing him to lose control and crash it off the road.

Of the 14 people who were in the back and subsequently thrown out of the pickup truck, four are described as suffering life-threatening injuries, three with serious injuries and seven with minor injuries.

Police are said to be investigating.