Monday, November 12, 2012
Two people were killed and six injured when an ambulance collided with a motorcycle in Muang district of Kalasin province on Sunday afternoon.
Police said the accident occurred at about 1pm when the ambulance, which was taking a female patient, her relatives and nurses from Kham Muang Hospital to Kalasin Hospital hit the motorcycle driven by a teenager on Kalasin-Somdet road in front of the Isan Rajamangala University of Technology, Kalasin campus.
Khamkong Phanchai, 50, the ambulance driver, told police the motorcycle cut in front of his vehicle. The ambulance hit the motorcycle and rammed into a power post.
Kittichai Khamsuk, 16, the motorcycle driver, was killed on the spot.
Pin Khamhom, 60, the patient who was suffering a kidney ailment, died from the impact. Six other people in the ambulance were injured.