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5 killed in Ratchaburi van-trailer crash

Toyota Commuter in Rayong

Toyota Commuter mini van in Rayong. Photo: Ilya Plekhanov.

RATCHABURI: Five people were killed and five others injured when a van carrying them to a ceremony to pay respects to their ancestors crashed head-on with a trailer truck in Ban Pong district around noon on Saturday.

The fatal crash occurred at the Huay Raeng intersection on the Lukkae-Huay Krabok Road in tambon Krabyai at around 12.30pm, said Pol Lt Col Prasert Phudti, deputy investigation chief at the Krabyai police station.

Full story: Bangkok Post