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How Deadly Were the Seven Days of Danger?
CityNews – According to the Chiang Mai Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Office, after reviewing the New Year festival, a festival that has become infamous for its attendant road carnage, this year’s campaigns have been successful. It was reported that in Chiang Mai 67 accidents occurred in which 72 people were injured and six people died. This an improvement on last year when the seven deadly days danger saw 92 accidents in Chiang Mai in which 88 people were injured and 11 people died.
It is reported that on 15th April 2012 there were a total of 14 car crashes, though no loss of life was reported. Although a day before five people lost their lives. The first of the accidents involved three men riding on a motorcycle that died when they crashed into a pick-up truck on the Chiang Mai-Fang Road. Two more accidents occurred in San Kampaeng and involved cars. On 13th April one man died at hospital after he was hit by a pickup truck while crossing the road.
Throughout the whole of Thailand the report stated that there were a total of 447 accidents with 2,715 people injured and 253 deaths. This is an improvement on 2011 when 3,215 accidents occurred with 3,476 people injured and 271 deaths.
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