113 people died and 1,299 injured on Dec 29-30

A total of 113 people were killed and 1,299 injured in 1,204 road accidents nationwide in the first two days of the No Drunk Driving campaign on December 29-30, according to the statistics compiled by the Centre for the Prevention and Reduction of Road Accidents chaired by Minister of Tourism and Sports Mrs Korbkarn Wattanawarangkun.

Most of the accidents were blamed on drunk driving, accounting for 33.38 percent of the incidents.

Udon Thani province is on top of the list with 55 accidents in two days, resulting in seven deaths and 59 injuries.

On December 30 alone, 71 people were killed and 734 injured in 680 accidents.

For the first two days, the number of road accidents for 2016 was higher than that of the previous year.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)