New Year death toll 317, drink-driving major cause

 New Year death toll 317, drink-driving major cause

Pickup and blue truck crash. Photo: Love Krittaya

Six days of New Year holiday travel resulted in 317 deaths and 3,160 people injured in 3,076 road accidents across the country, with drink-driving still given as the most common cause.

On Jan 1, there were 547 traffic accidents reported in which 55 people were killed and 577 others injured, Deputy Interior Minister Songsak Thongsri said on Thursday.

Full story: Bangkok Post



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