A SCHOOLGIRL of seven died after academics forgot she was locked on a bus and he or she overheated.
Nong Ji Hoon’s physique was discovered by the bus driver in the back of the automobile, parked outdoors the non-public faculty in Chon Buri Province the place she was a pupil.
She was discovered lifeless and bleeding from the mouth at 4pm native time on 30 August, having been forgotten about by her academics.
The bus driver believed that he had watched all the youngsters depart the college bus within the morning earlier than he left the automotive park.
He was scheduled to take the youngsters residence on the finish of the day, however discovered Nong’s physique when he returned to the automobile.
Upon making the tragic discovery, he alerted faculty workers, nevertheless it was sadly too late for the younger lady.
She was reportedly slumped subsequent to a black backpack and a small cup of water.
Native police and medical doctors from the close by Phan Thong hospital rushed to the scene however had been unable to save lots of her.
Each the driving force and Nong’s instructor have been charged with “negligence inflicting thee loss of life of one other particular person.”
If convicted they might resist a decade behind bars and a 200,000 baht tremendous (£4,710.93).
Her mom Metika Kosonpalangsri says that she was visited by academics asking if her daughter had “any underlying illnesses.”
She added that they initially refused to inform her what had occurred, however ultimately broke the information to her and Nong’s father Thai-anan.
The lady’s mother and father say they despatched her to a non-public faculty to get the very best training.
The pair are actually demanding solutions as to how their daughter’s loss of life was allowed to occur.
It was reported by native information companies that they despatched an official letter requesting an investigation to the Ministry of Justice.
Police Normal Domrongsak Kittipraphat, Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police, confirmed that an post-mortem had proven the reason for loss of life to be hyperthermia (overheating) and that no traces of bodily abuse had been discovered.
He added that there have been 129 incidents of kids being left alone at school buses in Thailand between 2014 and 2020, with six of these instances leading to a baby’s loss of life.