Seven People Injured after Minivan Carrying Chinese Tourists Crashes in Chiang Mai

PHOTO: Wasan Sudachan / Sawang Samret Rescue Foundation

Chiang Mai –

Seven people have sustained injuries after a minivan which was carrying Chinese tourists crashed into a power pole in the Doi Saket district.

The Sawang Samret Rescue Foundation were notified of the accident at 9:30 A.M. on Monday (January 30th) at a curve on the Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai Road in Baan Pang Fan in Pa Meang sub-district.

They arrived at the scene to find the damaged minivan embedded on the power pole on the side of the road. The Sawang Samret Rescue Foundation reported seven injured people were found including the driver, the tour guide, and five Chinese tourists. They were taken to a nearby hospital.

The Doi Saket Police are continuing their investigation to find the exact cause of the accident for further potential legal action.

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.