Phuket

Phuket’s roads claim 15 more lives

PHUKET: Fifteen people were killed on Phuket’s roads between June 20 and July 20, according to the latest statistics from the Wachira, Thalang and Patong government hospitals. Fourteen of the victims died while riding motorcycles and one was killed in a car crash, Ampaipan Pawawattananusorn of the Phuket Provincial Health Office reported. In the same period, 867 were hurt in crashes involving motorbikes, while 33 people were injured in cars. In the year to July 20, 118 people have died on motorcycles and two in cars, with 6,114 people injured, of whom 5,623 were on motorbikes.

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