CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 25, 1987 |
Sixteen people were killed and about 10 others were injured when a passenger bus collided head-on Wednesday with a 10-wheel truck in Pakchong district about 85 miles northeast of Bangkok, a provincial police officer said Thursday.
September 25, 1990 |
A gas truck overturned and exploded at a busy Bangkok intersection, engulfing cars, shops and a women's dormitory in flames that killed at least 44 people and injured 97, police said today. The burning gas swept over 43 cars and 30 shops and other buildings on both sides of the street, including the dormitory.
February 16, 1991 |
More than 100 people were killed and 86 were injured when a truck carrying dynamite to a stone quarry overturned and then exploded an hour after a crowd gathered to look at the accident, police said today. The blast in southern Phang Nga province Friday evening destroyed about 50 homes, said Sgt. Somkit Manjan of the provincial police. The truck overturned rounding a bend in the coastal district of Thai Muang, located about 400 miles south of Bangkok, police said.
November 7, 1987 |
Air traffic controller Chongsawasdi Leelarit, who was fired after a Thai Airways crash killed 83 people in August, died Thursday from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident, hospital officials said Friday.