Pickup Of Musicians Crashes Down Mountain, 3 Dead 5 Injured

 | Tue 26 Apr 2016 05:09 ICT

CityNews – A pickup carrying a group of musicians swerved off a mountain road in Mae Chaem and crashed 15 metres below, killing three and injuring five on the night of April 25.

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After a police investigation, it was determined that the driver must have lost control when driving at night as the road was dark and had many turns.

The people in the pickup were all musicians returning home from playing at and event in Mae Wang, before heading back to Mae Chaem.

Two people died immediately; 60-year-old Supat Poltree and 40-year-old Jaree Kantee. One other passenger, 52-year-old Boonthin Yangrat, died in hospital. Five other people were left injured.