Day 2: New Year death toll jumps to 113

Public Emergency Medical Services rescue vehicle in Thailand

Public Emergency Medical Services rescue vehicle in Thailand. Photo: Mattes.




Road accidents across the country during the New Year holiday claimed 113 lives and injured more than a thousand people in the first two days of the road safety campaign.

On Friday alone, the second day of the so-called “seven dangerous days” of the New Year holidays, 71 people were killed, up six from the second road safety campaign day of last year, and 734 injured, up 110, in 680 road accidents nationwide, up 90, Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul said on Saturday.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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