NARATHIWAT – Six people were killed in a road crash in Kampung Pohon Jerai, Bachok in the Narathiwat province yesterday while they were on their way home after sending off a family member going on a haj pilgrimage.
According to the police here, the deceased comprised two men and four children, while nine others, including children, were injured in the crash which occurred about 5.30 pm.
The crash was believed to have occurred after the driver of the pick-up truck they were travelling lost control of the vehicle, causing it skid and crash into a lamp post, he told reporters here.
He said the victims were returning from Hatyai Airport after sending off a family member who was leaving on a haj pilgrimage.
The bodies of the victims and also the injured were sent to Bachok Hospital. – BERNAMA