43 killed in first of seven dangerous days

Expressway in Pathum Thani province

Expressway in Pathum Thani province. Photo: David Rubin / flickr.

Forty-three people were killed and 466 injured in road accidents nationwide on Friday, the first day of the so-called “seven dangerous days” of the New Year holidays. Drink-driving remained the major cause.

A total of 464 road accidents were reported on Dec 27, according to the Road Safety Directing Centre.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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