Phuket Reports Total of Two Deaths in Six Days of New Year Seven Days Road Safety Campaign

Phuket –

Phuket has announced in total 2 deaths with 35 injuries and 36 accidents in six days (December 29th, 2023 – January 3rd, 2024) of the New Year Seven Day Road Safety campaign (December 29th, 2023 to January 4th, 2024).

The Phuket Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Office told the Phuket Express on Thursday (January 4th) details on the sixth day of the safety campaign (January 3rd) with a total of 7 road accidents, 6 injuries, and 1 death.

There were 2 road accidents with 2 injuries in Mueang Phuket district. Two road accidents with 2 injuries were in Thalang. Three road accidents with two injuries and one death were in Kathu district.

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A Thai rider died and a foreign rider was injured after a big bike collided with a smaller motorbike in Kathu.

All road accidents involved motorcycles.

Five were speeding related.

Four road accidents were on straight roads.

Phuket has now had two fatalities in total, on the fifth day of the campaign.

Phuket has announced the first death with 29 injuries and 29 accidents in five days (December 29th, 2023 – January 2nd, 2024) of the New Year Seven Day Road Safety campaign (December 29th, 2023 to January 4th, 2024).

A 33-year-old male driver died after his pickup truck collided with another pickup truck and a sedan in Thalang, the first death reported in Phuket’s New Year’s Seven Day Road Safety Campaign.

Phuket Reports Total of Two Deaths in Six Days of New Year Seven Days Road Safety Campaign.

A Thai rider died and a foreign rider was injured after a big bike collided with a smaller motorbike in Kathu.

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.