Driver of Bus in Fatal Crash on the run

 | Mon 3 Mar 2014 13:43 ICT

CityNews – The crash took the lives of 15 people, most of them children, in Prachin Buri Province last Thursday when a bus smashed into a large tree.

The driver, Sompong sae Bae (30), ran away from the scene of the accident. He has since been called to the police station for questioning and has not turned up. Police are right now in the process of attaining a warrant for his arrest.

Police will charge Sompong with reckless driving causing death and leaving the scene of an accident.

30 people were injured in the crash, and five were seriously injured. Three of the fatalities were adults. All were travelling with Ban Dong Lop School in Nakhon Ratchasima.