218 killed so far in road accidents in four 'dangerous' Songkran holidays

Breaking News April 15, 2013 00:00

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The death toll in Songkran road accidents has risen to 218 in the first four of seven dangerous Songkran holidays, the Road Safety Centre announced Monday.



Deputy Education Minister Sermsak Pongpanit told a press conference that on Sunday, which was the fourth day of the so-called seven dangerous days for road accidents, 45 people were killed in 451 accidents. He said 494 people were injured.

He said the number of people who were injured in road accidents during the four days rose to 2,020.

The Nation

 

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