16 die on roads in May

PHUKET: Traffic accidents remain the No 1 killer in Phuket, with 16 people dying as the result of accidents on Phuket’s roads in May. Twelve of the 16 who died were riding motorbikes. According to the latest statistics from the three government hospitals in Phuket – Wachira, Thalang and Patong – 1,045 people were injured in road accidents in May. Of these, 932 were riding motorbikes. In April, which includes the Songkran holiday period that is notorious for its road toll, 14 people died and 914 people were injured in traffic accidents.

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