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366 killed, 3,345 injured in road accidents during seven-day New Year holidays

A total of 3,174 road accidents happened during December 27 to January 2, killing 366 persons and injuring 3,345 others, the Road Safety Directing Centre announced Friday.

On Thursday alone, 283 accidents happened, killing 32 people and injuring 304 others, the centre's chairman, caretaker Interior Minister Charupong Ruangsuwan told a press conference.

He said drunk driving was the main cause of the accidents.

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