First death in Phuket Songkran’s Seven Days of Danger Road Safety Campaign

Phuket –

Phuket has announced the first death of Songkran’s Seven Days of Danger road accidents campaign (April 11th to April 17th) on day two (April 12th).

The Phuket Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Office told the Phuket Express today (April 13th) details on the second day (April 12th) of the ‘Songkran’s Seven Days of Danger’ road accidents campaign.

Six road accidents were in the Mueang District with five injuries and one death. However, the Phuket DDPM did not release details of the accident with one death.

Two accidents with two injuries took place in the Thalang district. Three accidents with three injuries took place in the Kathu district. In total six males and four females were injured.

Most road accidents involved motorbikes and exceeding the speed limit. Most traffic accident victims were not wearing helmets.

In a total of two days in the campaign, there were 18 road accidents with 18 injuries and one death.

Phuket has announced a total of seven road accidents and eight injuries on the first day of the seven days (April 11th, 2023 to April 17th, 2023) of the ‘Songkran’s Seven Days of Danger’ road accidents campaign 2023.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.