Update: Two Thai People Pronounced Dead Following Denizli Bus Accident


On November 23rd, 2023, DORAK ASIA, the tour company, publicly announced an update from a recent accident in Denizli city that two Thai people were pronounced dead.

Read more about the recent accident that coach bus carrying Thai tourists had an accident on the way to Denizli city.

According to the announcement from DORAK ASIA, from the accident, there were a Thai guide and a Thai tourist announced dead after being transferred to local hospitals. The names of the victims were withheld by the company.

DORAK ASIA officially had a letter stating as follows:
We regret to inform that a bus from our company was involved in an accident under the management of the Denizli-Afyonkarahisar highway, at Cardak Airport Junction on the 23rd of November. The bus collided with another vehicle, causing it to veer off the road and hit the highway direction signpost on the median. The incident resulted in injuries to the driver, an assistant guide, and 26 Thai tourists on board.

Out of the 26 individuals in the tour group, 22 sustained minor injuries and are currently receiving treatment at three local hospitals. DORAK has arranged 4 staff members at each hospital to assist with meals and other necessities for the affected individuals.

Both DORAK and the Thai Embassy are actively providing assistance and have arranged flights to ensure the safe return of the tour members to Thailand.

The TPN Media expresses our condolences to the families of the victims of the accident.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Pattaya News, owned by our parent company TPN media.

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.