At 10:30 AM, on November 10th, 2023, Chiang Mai rescue teams received an accident report on a commuter van that had crashed into the roadside on the Chiang Mai – Pai road, Mae Taeng, Chiang Mai. There were two foreign tourist casualties and ten injuries reported.
The rescue teams were dispatched to the incident scene and found two unidentified foreign tourists dead and another 10 injuries involving both Thai and other nationalities. The wounded were transferred to Mae Taeng Hospital.
According to the report from Chiang Mai rescue teams, the commuter van was heading to Mae Hong Son, and for an unclear reason, the van suddenly crashed into the roadside at 9:40 AM.
Initially, local police officers pledged to conduct further investigation to find the true cause of the accident.