Songkran 2017 road crashes took 335 lives alongside thousands of non-fatal accidents

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Over the six days of the Thai New Year holiday, 335 people died in road accidents and another 3,506 were injured.

Of the cause of the accidents, which were tallied from April 11-16, drunk driving was the most common cause at 37.72 percent, while speeding was the next most common cause at 31.02 percent.

Motorcycle drivers were held accountable for a shocking 81.58 percent of the accidents while pickup trucks were responsible for 8.37 percent, reported Thai PBS.

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