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    Doctor Dead After Crashing Into Tour Bus Headed for Golden Triangle

    CHIANG RAI – A doctor from Chiang Mai has been killed after colliding head on with a tour bus in Chiang Province Sunday. The accident occurred in Wiang Subdistrict, Chiang Saen District.
    Dr. Sathon Cheanpanich, 55, a physician at Chiang Mai Ram Hospital was killed when he collided head on with a bus full of Chinese tourist. The tour bus passenger were shaken up but none were severely injured.


    When police arrived at the scene they found a smashed BMW SUV on the side of the road with the dead doctor inside. The tourist bus was blocking the main road while the Chinese tourists were sitting on the roadside.




    The driver of the tour bus said he was heading up the hill when the BMW crossed lanes and struck the bus head on.


    The tour bus was carrying visitors from China and Malaysia to the Golden Triangle in Chiang Saen. Some of the passengers were shaken up but none were severely injured.


    Dr. Sathon’s body was taken to to Chiang Saen Hospital while police contacted his relatives.


    Last month, a pickup truck crashed truck head on into a bus load of Chinese tourists in Chiang Rai.


    According to Police, the driver was dead at the scene while injured tourists were rushed to hospital.

    https://www.chiangraitimes.com/thail...lden-triangle/

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    You've got to be a prize cunto to hit someone head-on on a road that wide.

    Som num na.

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    Just maybe excessive speed, I dont see skid marks, one of those things we will never know the cause.

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    As the doctor was 55, it is possible he had a heart attack. Though of course the simplest explanation is that as it is Thailand, he was passing as so many others do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Latindancer View Post
    Though of course the simplest explanation is that as it is Thailand, he was crossing a double yellow line on a blind bend as so many others do.
    FTFY.

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    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    You've got to be a prize cunto to hit someone head-on on a road that wide.
    "BMW SUV" The court rests it's case.

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