Man to join monkhood after surviving mini bus accident that claimed 11 victims

A 20 12 months previous man who survived a mini bus accident on the Friendship Highway in the Isaan province of Nakhon Ratchasima is planning to join the monkhood to wish for the eleven victims who were killed in the accident.
The white mini bus, which was travelling from Amnart Charoen to Bangkok, overturned and caught hearth at 9.30pm last Saturday, January 21, on the Friendship Highway within the Si Khiw district of Nakhon Ratchasima.
The firefighters and rescue groups rushed to the scene but could not save the victims. One driver and 10 passengers have been killed. They were trapped inside the automotive and burned to death in the subsequent blaze. The youngest victim was only six years outdated.
Only one man, who was later recognized as 20 year previous Thanachit Kingkaeo, survived the accident. He smashed one of many mini bus windows and climbed out only a few minutes before the car exploded into a ball of fire.
Thanachit gave an interview to Thairath yesterday. He defined that he took the mini bus from his home in Amnart Charoen. He sat in the center of the bus and slept all the best way. Thanachit said…
“I heard a loud noise like a mini bus hitting something and scraping alongside the traffic barrier. Then, Off-limits awakened and located that the bus overturned. I heard folks screaming and crying for assist. I decided to kick the window and get out. Everything occurred so fast. I did not have time to assist others.”
Thanachit added that he felt sorry for what occurred and planned to turn out to be a monk to pray and make advantage for all the victims.
Officers spent over one hour controlling the blaze. The explanation for the accident is beneath investigation.
The Nakhon Ratchasima Transport Office released some particulars on the investigation, saying that the mini bus was travelling at eighty two kilometres per hour when the accident happened. The bus and its driver have been legally registered according to the land visitors regulation.
The superintendent of Si Khiw Police Station, Yongyot Phonladate, reported that the trigger of the accident may have been recklessness, drowsy driving, or rushing. Yongyot said he would examine CCTV cameras alongside the routes and query witnesses more to conclude the case.
A rescuer, Nikhom Sae-aoon, explained that he was on day duty on the checkpoint close by the scene and made recognized that accidents all the time occurred at this spot as a result of the highway is in poor condition and there’s a lack of visitors lights.
Thanachit’s mother informed the media that the driving force and passengers all lived close by.
“People in the neighborhood know one another and were acquainted with the driver. The driver was an excellent driver. He didn’t drink alcohol or drive quick.”
According to the Office of Insurance Commission, the motor act would compensate victims’ relations at 1.1 million baht each. The driver’s relative would get much less compensation, at a hundred thirty five,000 baht, if the accident’s cause was proved to be recklessness.

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