Danish man Michael Eriksen was killed when
his car crashed head on with another car.
Michael Eriksen and a Thai woman were
killed, while four other people, including two
children, were seriously injured.
The fatal crash happened on Ban Dung-Nong Han Road in tambon Na Chumsaeng at Lhao Wicha village around 7.40pm.
Police and rescue workers arrived to find the two wrecked vehicles still on the road – a Honda Civic sedan with Udon Thani licence plates and a Toyota Camry with Khon Kaen registration.
A 61-year-old Danish national Michael Eriksen, driving a white Camry, was dead and his body trapped in the vehicle’s wreckage.
A Thai woman, identified as Chalanda Khaonakhae, 32, was dead in the front passenger seat of the Honda Civic.
The driver of the Honda Civic and three other passengers, including two children, were badly injured and were rushed to a local hospital.
Witnesses told police the Danish man’s Camry was heading towards Nong Han district of this northeastern province, while the Honda, with five people on board, was travelling from Nong Han to Ban Dung, the two vehicles collided head-on at a curve.
Police said they were investigating the actual cause of the accident.
Credits: Chiang Rai Times