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New Year death toll 347
« on: January 01, 2010, 03:19:06 PM »
NY holiday road toll increases to 168

The number of road accident fatalities on Thursday, the third day of the seven “most dangerous” days was reported at 168, a substantial increase from 91 reported on Wednesday.

Director-general of the disaster prevention and mitigation department Anucha Mokkasamit reported on Friday that another 1,988 people were injured from 1,824 road accidents from December 28 to 31.

Chiang Rai had the biggest road accident of 62, while the largest number of the road toll was reported at seven each in Chiang Mai and Chanthaburi.
The province with no report of road death toll is the northeastern province of Yasothorn.

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Re: New Year death toll 347
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2010, 02:16:33 PM »
I wonder what the carnage count will be for Song Kran.

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Re: New Year death toll 347
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2010, 04:02:24 PM »
Song Kran is always the worst, normally 7 to 800 dead but they don't include the last few days of songkran in the figures, ie Pattaya and rayong are never included as they haven't finished songkran when the tally is done.

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Re: New Year death toll 347
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2010, 04:03:37 PM »

New Year road death toll rises to 238


A total of 686 road accidents happened on New Year Day, the fourth day of the seven dangerous New Year holidays, killing 70 victims, causing the accumulated road death to climb to 238.

The centre for prevention road accidents during the New Year holidays announced that 737 people were injured in road accidents on the New Year Day, raising the number of accumulated injured victims to 2,725.

Uthairat Chaiprasert, assistant to the justice minister, announced at the accidents monitoring centre that after four days of the monitoring period, the accumulated number of road accidents stood at 2,510.

He said Yasothon was the only province with no road accidents reported during the period.

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Re: New Year death toll 347
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2010, 12:59:26 PM »
New Year death toll 347

The death toll during the seven-day road safety campaign from Dec 29 to Jan 4 was 347, the Interior Ministry's Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department announced on Tuesday.

The department said the deaths were from altogether 3,534 accidents, in which 3,827 people were also injured.

The highest number of deaths, 12 each, were in Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Nakhon Ratchasima.

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