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Thailand’s annual New Year holiday road carnage has seen 85 deaths in two days, but there were mixed blessings in a Bangkok temple, as a meritless BMW added to the grim statistics. The death toll in road accidents during the first two days of the New Year holiday, traditionally a time when Thai people go home to meet their families, increased from 37 on Thursday to 85 Friday with an unfortunate 714 injured, according to the Department of Public Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. The road safety campaign will go on until January 4. On Saturday, 366 road accidents were reported, […]

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43 minutes ago, Skip said:

Ready excuse... of course the brakes failed... to admit otherwise would not be keeping with the Thai tradition.

Or was he trying to jump the queue:

18 hours ago, Thaiger said:

he crashed into a pickup truck and two sedans, before finally grinding to a halt against an altar near the entrance to the hall.


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