By The Nation
Police said the accident took place at 6.30am in tambon Pong Saen Thong.
Most of the students sustained slight injuries, such as bruises and chest ache, and were rushed to Lampang Hospital.
Police said the students were being driven from Lampang's Hang Chat district to their school in Muang district.
The driver lost control of the vehicle when the front tyre burst, forcing it to hit a power pole ahead.