Car crash in Kanchanaburi kills German vacationer and Thai driver

Genuine in Kanchanaburi province tragically killed a German vacationer and a Thai tour van driver yesterday in Sai Yok district. The incident took place at round 6pm near kilometre marker 127+800 on Highway 323 (Sai Yok-Thong Pha Phum), near Moo 4 village in tambon Tha Sao.
The crash occurred when a Toyota Fortuner veered across the middle line and crashed into the Go Thailand Tour Co van, Bangkok Post reported.
The van had been carrying two German tourists, fifty three yr old Thomas Stach Von Goltzheim and fifty one year outdated Stach Von Goltzheim, and their guide Jarin Thamrongsupatkul.
The driver of the tour van, Prasit Boonyiam, was killed on the scene. Meanwhile, Thomas, Alexandra, and Jarin were all injured. Thomas suffered a broken pelvis and leg and lost lots of blood. Alexandra’s leg was injured, however, her accidents were not serious. Jarin additionally had minor injuries.
Rescuers rushed the three victims to Maneeyakhet King Piya Hospital in Sai Yok district, where Thomas later died, based on Sai Yok investigator Pol Maj Sarit Tikhasuk.
The driver, 60 yr outdated Chanchai Buakajorn, admitted that he fell asleep at the wheel, in accordance with Thai Rath. The police are continuing to research.
Thailand was ranked the second most dangerous nation to drive in according to a driver’s educational platform. There have been 21,052 accidents in 2020, and eleven,138 accidents in 2021. About 20% of accidents involved motorcycles, whereas 8% involved six-wheel vehicles, and 8% involved vans with no much less than 10 wheels..

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