Roads claim 15 more lives

PHUKET: Fifteen people were killed on Phuket’s roads between January 20 and February 20, according to the latest statistics from the Wachira, Thalang and Patong government hospitals. All of the victims died while riding motorcycles, Ampaipan Pawawattananusorn, of the Phuket Provincial Health Office, reported. In the same period, 1,024 people were hurt in crashes involving motorbikes. Another 80 people were injured in cars and 61 were injured on bicycles or while walking. Official figures for this year so far record 34 deaths on motorcycles and one in a car, with 2,335 people injured, of whom 1,924 were on motorbikes.

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