Maha Chakkapat Road in Chachoengsao

48 killed and 411 injured in road accidents on Songkran Day

Forty-eight people were killed and 411 others were injured in road accidents on Saturday, bringing the total dead and injured for three days of Songkran to 116 and 968 respectively in 936 road accidents.

Songkran travel kills 63, injures 550 in 2 days

40.05% of the accidents were caused by speeding, 27.81% involved drunk driving and 16.84% were caused by cutting in. 85.50% of the accidents involved motorcycles and 81.63% occurred on straight routes.

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By Thai PBS World

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