PHUKET: Two traffic accidents sent two people to the hospital yesterday, but Phuket has yet to record a road-fatality for 2014.

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Phuket office (DDPM-Phuket) today confirmed their statistics for Phuket during the Seven Days of Danger national road-safety campaign as five dead and 32 injured in 27 accidents.

“The accidents on January 1 occurred in Patong and Thalang, and the victims are recovering in hospital,” Preeyaporn Torwong of DDPM-Phuket told the Phuket Gazette this morning.

More...