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25 killed, 356 injured on first day of Songkran road safety campaign

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Vibhavadi Rangsit Road in Bangkok and the elevated Don Mueang Tollway

Vibhavadi Rangsit Road in Bangkok and the elevated Don Mueang Tollway. Photo: Mx. Granger. CC0 1.0.


Twenty-five people were killed and 356 injured in 348 road accidents which occurred throughout the country on Saturday, the first day of the government’s campaign for Songkran road safety, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department director-general Boontham Lertsukhikasem said on Sunday.

If the number is accurate, that is considerably lower than the average daily death toll on Thailand’s roads throughout the year.

Full story: Bangkok Post

BANGKOK POST ONLINE REPORTERS


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