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Tourists injured as digger rips open tour bus roof north of Phuket

PHUKET: Two Chinese tourists have been hospitalised after the tour bus they were travelling in slammed into a roadside digger in Thai Muang, north of Phuket, yesterday (April 30).

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Rescue workers were called to the scene, at the entrance to Moo Baan Hua Nam, at about 10am after receiving a report that a bus had part of its roof ripped open in the collision.

Officers arrived to find the bus, registered in Nakhon Sri Thammarat, still in the middle of the road.

Bus driver Chairat Nonthakaew, 52, escaped with minor injuries, but two tourists, named as Wan Yibing and Ai Zijins, had already been taken to Thai Muang Hospital.

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Police have yet to report the full extent of the tourists’ injuries.

The operator of the large digger, Khamthon Wang Khorglang 35, from Nakhon Ratchasima, was waiting at the scene when police arrived, confirmed Lt Col Jarun Srirat of the Thai Muang Police.

Police have yet to reveal any charges pressed for the collision.



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Pauly44 | 06 May 2017 - 10:53:10

Eagle, it doesn't take long to understand how Thailand ticks, a few holidays and the internet you get a very clear picture and why it would be an appropriate country for the likes of you to reside.

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Pauly44 | 06 May 2017 - 07:48:57

ematt, sorry I was referring to Eagle's comment, anyway Thailand's a great place for holidays for sure but that's where it ends for me, too crazy...Glad to hear you like it though...

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ematt | 05 May 2017 - 13:51:21

Pauly - Who is defending road carnage? I said quite clearly that I agree with you -  there is no excuse for reckless driving. Anyway happy to hear you don't live here. Thailand is still a developing country and it sounds like that is not really your cup of tea.

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Kurt | 05 May 2017 - 12:40:48

Pauly44:  I agree with  you. 
In a way it is funny that the people who justify the 'wrong' things in Thailand by using the excuse that Thailand is a 3rd world country, at the same time criticize people here who come up with positive suggestions to contribute for lifting Thailand's status.
Their comments is based on ..'no change thinking'.., called introvert, xenophobia, no open eyes for developments around them?
Take your pick.

Thai people are warm hearted, kind, friendly, helpful people.
However they also suffer the feudal system which give the rich, influential ( criminal or not) with the help of 'officials' illegal ruling power.
There are significant things happening, showing that thai with money and power not want Thailand to progress in the real world.
They just see Thaiand as their backyard in which they can do what they want with all their money/influence.
There are so many examples of that.
Thailand could be a paradise to live for all thai people.
And I mean: ALL.

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Pauly44 | 05 May 2017 - 11:30:27

Eagle & Ematt; About time you two get a room together and whisper sweet nothings!

I don't live in Thailand, I visit on holidays and anyone attempting to defend Thailand's road carnage must be out of touch with reality.

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ematt | 05 May 2017 - 08:28:54

Pauly if you see Thailand as being "uncivilised" (wow... the condescension is breathtaking), why in the world would you choose to live here?? Wouldn't you be much happier in the US? Just curious...

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Pauly44 | 04 May 2017 - 16:51:04

Being from the states I would never completely assimilate with this culture or understand their way of thinking or lack there of, coming from a civilized society I call it as I see it as for the most part I've seen it done better, if that's complaining so be it, parts of Thai culture are charming but the driving culture which is what these comments are based on is completely unacceptable to me, don't fool yourself.

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ematt | 04 May 2017 - 16:11:39

I agree Pauly there is no excuse for reckless driving. However I do think that to make a decision to live in someone else's country, and then to complain about the place constantly, indicates (at the very least) a failure to assimilate and (at worst) cultural arrogance of the highest order.

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Pauly44 | 03 May 2017 - 19:35:31

No excuse for reckless driving ematt, just because you are in a foreign country does not automatically require you to accept and or assimilate with all of it's foolishness.

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Kurt | 03 May 2017 - 16:53:48

I hope that PN corrects ematt, telling him that comments of readers are not scolds.
Comments are respectful.

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