A total of 2,203 road accidents, with 2,208 injuries and 264 deaths, were reported by the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) for the Seven Days of Danger road safety campaign during Songkran (April 11th – April 17th).
On April 17th, there were 183 accidents with 202 injuries and 16 deaths. Most were caused by excessive speeding ( 45 percent). About 80 percent of the accidents involved motorcycles. Most road accidents occurred on highways between 3:01 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
The province with the highest fatalities was Chanthaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Nan, Ratchaburi and Lamphun with 2 deaths each. The highest number of accidents and injuries was in Kanchanaburi with 11 road accidents and 13 injuries.
In a total of seven days, there were 2,203 road accidents with 2,208 injuries and 264 deaths.
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