A pickup truck was hit by a speeding train it his northeastern province after the truck refused to stop at a rail crossing. Seven people inside the truck were all killed, police said.
The accident happened at 4:20 am on the Mittraparp bypass road outside Udon Thani provincial seat. The truck was dragged by the Bangkok-Nong Khai train for about 300 metre.
Police said the automatic system already blocked the road with a barrier but the truck crisscrossed the blockade and was cut into the middle by the speeding train.