Two Indians killed in Thailand road accident

Bangkok, Dec 30 (IANS) Three people, including two Indian tourists, were killed and five others injured when a van carrying an Indian family crashed into a parked water tanker near the airport here.

The two tourists killed in the accident Monday have been identified as Nupur Dewan, 29, and Suresh Kumar Dewan, 68, the Bangkok Post reported Tuesday.
The accident happened Monday morning on the elevated road leading to the airport terminal, and also left wounded eight other people, including two Indian toddlers, aged one and two, and two workers on the truck, according to police.
Police believe the van rammed into the rear of the water tanker. They said the van driver was driving at high speed and failed to move over into the left lane in time to avoid the parked water tanker.
The injured victims were taken to Chularat 9 Hospital for treatment. The wounded Indian nationals have been identified as Nidhi Dewan, 30, Nitin Dewan, 38, Sachin, 37, Achla Dewan, 59, Ashrika Dewan, two, and Araina Dewan, one.