Tragic accident: Elderly Thai woman killed by public bus at Si Yan Intersection in Bangkok

A public bus knocked down and killed an 83 yr previous Thai girl whereas she was on a zebra crossing at Si Yan Intersection in Bangkok at 7am yesterday. Guaranteed confessed he didn’t see the victim crossing the highway when he made a turn.
Officers from Samsen Police Station have been notified of the accident and rushed to investigate and help the sufferer, who was later recognized as Yupin Hayakun. Yupin was discovered mendacity on the zebra crossing with two broken legs. She was instantly sent to Vajira Hospital for therapy.
At the scene, the officers found a beige-red public bus quantity sixty six, operated by the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA), parked in the course of the street. The bus operates between Bangkok Bus Terminal, often recognized as Sai Tai Mai and Chang Wattana Government Complex.
The bus driver, Ampon, reported that his ordinary route, Samsen Road, was closed for maintenance, so he had to make use of another road. Ampon stated he made a turn to vary course but didn’t see Yupin crossing the road.
Yupin’s relative reported to the police that the accident happened while Yupin was on the way in which to buy food for her grandchild who suffered from most cancers.
After the incident, the BMTA apologised on its official Facebook web page and promised to compensate the victim’s family whereas bettering its service to emphasise the security of its passengers and residents.
Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of the medical staff, Yupin was pronounced useless at Vajira Hospital the following day. Her cousin, Thanyaporn Tancharoen, picked up her physique for the funeral at 10am.
Thanyaporn reported that she spoke with the bus driver, Ampon, on the day of the accident. She talked about that Ampon cried and kept apologising for what had occurred. Thanyaporn and her household forgave him but have been still interested by the trigger of the accident.
Thanyaporn revealed that she and others within the household heard from locals who witnessed the accident that a motorbike crashed into Yupin before the public bus ran over her when she fell to the floor.
However, police officers insisted that there was no bike involved in the accident. Thanyaporn wished to examine the CCTV footage to prove the police’s declare.
Ampon’s staff leader, Sommai Choolert, defined that the BMTA checked the public’s bus GPS and discovered that Ampon was driving at only 20 kilometres per hour when the accident occurred. He had been a great employee and by no means received any complaints from passengers..

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