Three dead after ambulance hits tree in Lampang

Three people have died after the ambulance they were traveling in hit a tree in Lampang this morning, Sept. 24.

The accident happened at 7 a.m. on Ngao-Phayao Road in Pan Tong, Ngao District as the ambulance was traveling to Phayao after transporting a patient to Phitsanulok.

The three deceased included the driver, Mr. Pongpisut Sripat, 54 and two nurses, Mrs. Angang Malinchart, 43 and Miss. Patchita Hongsa, 21.

While the cause of the accident is not yet known police believe the driver may have fallen asleep behind the wheel given the distances that were traveled.