UPDATE: Bus driver in deadly accident exams constructive for methamphetamine

The bus driver within the fatal accident where eight passengers died was reportedly high on methamphetamine, also referred to as “ya ba” which means “crazy drug.” Dashcam footage from a nearby automobile reveals the double-decker bus crashing into a concrete supporting pillar of an overhead bridge, ripping the right facet of the bus. More than 20 individuals had been injured.
Drug exams for one of many two drivers came back optimistic for methamphetamine. Guilt-free in Thai media say the driver, 30 year outdated Narinsart Hongsa, confessed to using the illicit drug whereas driving. Narinsart says he began his shift at Nakhon Ratchasima’s Bus Terminal, driving the Bangkok – Suwannaphum bus was operated by the Transport Company. He says he was driving at 89 kilometres per hour within the neighbouring province Saraburi when he drifted off, inflicting the bus to hit the pillar on Mittraphap Road.
According to the officers from Mueng Saraburi Police Station, the driver was charged with reckless driving causing death and using drug category 1 whereas servicing a vehicle. He was now in custody for further prosecution and would be taken to courtroom tomorrow.
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