11 staff from Bangkok elementary school killed in road accident

- Published: 11 June 2016
11 staff from Bangkok elementary school killed in road accident

Eleven staff from a Bangkok primary school were killed when their kin bearer flipped over and burst into flames after a tire burst, an authority said Saturday. 

The mishap occurred Friday evening on a motorway in Chonburi territory as the educators and other school staff headed out back to Bangkok from a course in Rayong region. 

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"The van's tire burst and it turned over before bursting into flames," an authority from Thailand's Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department told AFP. 

Photographs distributed in neighborhood media demonstrated the toppled vehicle inundated on fire in favor of the street. 

The travelers were from a little private primary school in eastern Bangkok. 

Four survived the mischance with wounds, the debacle official said. A school worker told AFP the school's chief was driving the vehicle and was among the harmed. 

Regardless of moderately great foundation, Thailand has the second most hazardous streets on the planet as far according to capita passings, as indicated by information gathered by the World Health Organization (WHO) in a 2015 report. 

The WHO gauges around 24,000 individuals kick the bucket every year in auto collisions on Thailand's streets. Just Libya records a more prominent number of fatalities per capita.