Phuket

May sees decrease in road deaths

PHUKET CITY: Official figures from Wachira, Thalang and Patong hospitals, as well as Phuket International and Ruampaet private hospitals show 10 people died in motorcycle accidents on Phuket’s roads during May.

In addition, two people were killed in car accidents.

The figures represent a decrease of 45% on those for April when 22 people died in Phuket – 18 on motorcycles and three in cars, with one pedestrian fatality.

The hospital records also show that during May, 1,045 people were injured in road accidents. Of these, 950 were on motorbikes, 79 were in cars, 14 were on bicycles and two were on foot.

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