11 killed, 4 injured in van crash near Thailand's Bangkok

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A van caught fire after it skidded and crashed into a concrete barrier Friday night, leaving 11 people dead and 4 others injured, local media reported Saturday.

The accident took place at about 9:00 p.m. local time. The van carrying teachers and other staff from a private elementary school in eastern Bangkok was on its way back to Bangkok from a seminar in Rayong province.

The van crashed into the barrier and overturned; 11 passengers were killed instantly. Four others were seriously hurt, including the woman driver and they all have been hospitalized.

The dead could be not recognized right now since their bodies were partly burnt. A autopsy report is under way. Endit

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