There were 277 deaths and 2,926 injuries in 2,754 road accidents nationwide in the first six days of Songkran.
The Road Safety Directing Centre reported the figures yesterday. On Wednesday, 29 people were killed and 283 injured in 273 accidents nationwide.
Drunk driving was the main cause of accidents (32.60 per cent) followed by speeding (30.77 per cent). Most accidents involved motorcycles (80.77 per cent), followed by pickup trucks (11.54 per cent).
Most accidents took place between 4pm and 8pm and most victims (45.83 per cent) were of working age (20-49).
Just one more day of reports to come in.