Twenty tourists were left injured with three Thai nationals needing hospital treatment following a six vehicle smash Sunday night on Patong Hill.
A tour bus carrying 21 Chinese tourists and three tour guides lost control while going down Patong hill hitting several other vehicles including a tuk tuk carrying three Japanese holidaymakers.
Emergency services were informed of the accident at around 8.30pm and upon arrival at the scene they found the bus hanging very close to a 10 meter drop.
Witnesses told reporters the bus lost control coming down the hill, hit two minivans sending one crashing into the tuk tuk and another colliding with a motorbike.
The bus driver and the biker were seriously injured and rushed to hospital where they are said to still be in a critial condition. The tuk tuk driver was treated for a broken wrist.
An investigation into the cause of the crash has been launched.
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