Two killed in Phayao pickup truck accident

Two people have been killed and nine injured after a pickup truck traveling in Chiang Muan District, Phayao hit a tree on Friday.

The accident, in Moo 4 Ban Sra occurred Friday afternoon (Aug. 3) with the truck hitting the tree at high speed before coming to rest several meters below the road surface.

Those injured were initially taken to Pong district hospital before being later transferred to Phayao Hospital.

Police are said to be investigating the cause of the accident.