Bus crash kills 3, injures 40 in Loei

Three passengers, including a three-year-old child, were killed and about 40 others injured when a bus crashed into a ravine in Muang district of Loei province on Thursday afternoon, reports said.

The accident occurred near kilometre marker 22 on the Loei-Phu Rua road near Ban Phusawan in Muang district in heavy rain.

The bus, which was heading for Udon Thani from Phitsanulok, crashed into a pickup truck while going downhill and then swerved into a ravine and overturned.

Three passengers died at the scene of the accident, one of them a three-year-old child. About 40 others suffered injuries, the report said.

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