39 killed, 402 injured in road accidents on first of 'seven dangerous' Songkran holidays
April 12, 2014 00:00
The first day of seven-day period for road accident monitoring saw 379 accidents happen and 39 people killed and 402 others injured, the Road Safety Directing Centre announced Saturday.
The seven-day monitoring period started Friday when people started returning homes or visiting provinces to celebrate the long Songkran holidays.
Thirapong Rodprasert told a press conference that centre received reports that most of the 379 road accidents were caused by drunk driving.