Day 2 of Songkran’s Seven Dangerous Days, 723 Accidents, 765 Injuries and 59 Deaths
Thirty four people were killed on the second day of the campaign to reduce road mishaps raising it to a total of 59 deaths in two days.
The centre spokesman Pol Lt Gen Suveera Songmetta said there were 399 road accidents yesterday with 417 injuries and 34 deaths.
In total, he said there were 723 accidents, 765 injuries and 59 deaths in two days.
Nakhon Ratchasima came top with 36 accidents, 40 injuries and six deaths.
Drunk driving remains the main cause of fatal accidents.
Compared with last year’s casualties in the two day period, this year’s death toll and injuries dropped by 45 and 128 people respectively.
He also said most accidents happened between 4.00 pm and 8.00 pm.
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