Latest monthly road toll: 18 dead, 948 injured

PHUKET: Eighteen people died in traffic accidents in Phuket between February 20 and March 20. Khun Ampaipan Pawawattananusorn, the Professional Nurse at the Phuket Provincial Health Office, reported that according to figures from the three government hospitals — Wachira, Thalang and Patong – 948 people were injured on the island’s roads during the latest reporting period, some of them severely. Motorcycle accidents were, as always, the main cause of the casualties. Of the total, 17 of the dead and 884 of the injured were on motorcycles.

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