Two monks have died and another two were seriously injured after the vehicle they were traveling in crashed in Phayao yesterday, Jan. 31.
The accident occurred in Huai Kaeo, Phu Kamyao District at around 11:30 a.m.
According to reports, the monks were heading to Wat San Tan Nua when the monk driving the Ford pickup truck lost control and hit a tree.
Rescue workers tried frantically to save the monks with two passing away at the scene. The other two were taken to hospital.
While police are said to be investigating at least some Thai language outlets are claiming that empty beer bottles were found in the vehicle.