NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Passengers fled within fear of their lifestyles when an inter-provincial tour bus burst into fire flames in Sida area early on Thursday early morning. There were no accidental injuries.
The air-conditioned bus certain for Bangkok caught fire near km marker 239 over the Mittrapharp Highway within tambon Sida, law enforcement said.
All 46 travellers, the driver and tour bus crew were unhurt.
Crisis responders called to the scene found flames spreading quickly from your rear of the coach. Firemen took about 20 a few minutes to put the fire out.
The driver told law enforcement the bus left Khon Kaen coach terminal at ten. 45pm on Wednesday, heading to Bangkok. In order to was passing through Sida district associated with Nakhon Ratchasima province flames suddenly erupted from the engine compartment in the rear.
He instantly parked the shuttle bus on the roadside and the fearful passengers fast fled the vehicle.
The cause of the fire is being investigated, law enforcement said.
Typically the bus driver looks at the burnt off section of the shuttle bus. (Photo: Prasit Tangprasert)