Road death toll rises to 299 during Thailand’s Songkran festival

 Road death toll rises to 299 during Thailand’s Songkran festival

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Road accidents killed 299 people nationwide, with Nakhon Sawan leading the death tally at 13, over the first six of the “seven dangerous days” of Songkran. Bangkok and Ayutthaya were next the worst with 11 fatalities each, the Road Safety Centre said yesterday.

As of Saturday, 3,172 people had been injured in traffic accidents, with Nakhon Si Thammarat counting the most at 137, ahead of Chiang Rai at 114.

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