Phuket has announced a total of seven injuries and seven road accidents on just the fourth day of the seven days (December 29th, 2022 to January 4th, 2023) of the ‘New Year’s Seven Days of Danger’ road accidents campaign 2023.
The Phuket Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Office told the Phuket Express today (January 2nd) details on the fourth day (January 1st), of the ‘New Year’s Seven Days of Danger’ road accidents campaign.
Six road accidents were in Mueang District and another accident was in the Kathu district with seven injuries (5 males and 2 females).
Accidents were mostly caused by drunk driving (50 percent). 42.86 percent of road accidents occurred on national highways. Most accidents occurred between midnight and 3:00 A.M. All accidents were on motorbikes and most other traffic charges were for not wearing helmets.
In a total of all four days in Phuket (December 29th-January 1st) of the Seven Days of Danger, there has been a total of eighteen road accidents, 18 injuries (10 male, 8 female ), and one death (male).
Phuket officials reported one casualty on the third day of the New Year’s Seven Days of Danger road accidents campaign.
A rider died after they crashed their motorbike into a trailer truck in Thalang which makes the first death from a road accident in the New Year’s Seven Days of Danger.
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