New Year festival road death toll jumps to 426 in six days

Crane at the site of a road accident due heavy floods in Uttaradit

Crane at the site of a road accident due heavy floods in Uttaradit. Photo: Tevaprapas.




New Year holidays have claimed the lives of 426 people and injured 3,761. According to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, six days of the seven-day No Drunk Driving campaign from December 29-January 3, a total of 426 persons were killed and 3,761 others injured in fatal road accidents on highways and roads throughout the country.

A total of 3,579 road accidents were recorded since December 29 until yesterday.

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