A total of 76 people were killed and 1,103 others were injured in road accidents on Sunday, the third day of the 7-dangerous-day of Songkran festival, the Road Safety Monitoring Centre announced Monday.
Jaral Phakdeethanakul, permanent secretary for Justice Minister who is an official of the road safety centre, said 1,018 road accidents happened Sunday.
He said the accumulated death toll of the three first day of the seven dangerous period rose to 180.
He said 2,238 accidents happened from Friday to Sunday, in which 2,514 people were injured.
Jaral said drunk driving was still the main cause of the accidents and 84.18 accidents involved motorcycles.