2 weeks 18 dead in Thailand bus-train collision Inquirer
CHACHOENGSAO, Thailand --- At least 18 people were killed and more than 40 injured in Thailand on Sunday when a freight train crashed into a bus taking passengers to a religious ceremony, officials said. The morning collision, around 50 kilometres (30 miles) east of the capital Bangkok, toppled the bus on its side and sheared off part of its roof. Dozens of injured passengers were rushed to nearby medical facilities for treatment, said provincial hospital director Sombat Chutimanukul. "Four are in critical condition and eight remain under observation" out of the 23 admitted to her hospital, she told reporters. State ... more