French Tourist Killed in Thailand
Nov. 25, 1998
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) _ A 43-year-old French tourist was killed and 19 other people were hospitalized Wednesday after their tour bus overturned while traveling down Doi Suthep mountain, site of a much-visited Buddhist temple.
Most of the other passengers were also French, part of a group ferried down the mountain by a Thai tour operator.
Police said the driver lost control while making a turn down the mountain, near the northern city of Chiang Mai. The driver fled the scene and police were searching for him.