(KPL) Some 238 people’s lives have been claimed in road accident during the celebration of New Year 2019 in Vientiane. Yet the death toll represents a decrease of 5 per cent as compared to last year.
This year witnessed a 36 per cent decrease in the number of road accidents.
Across Vientiane Capital, 1,223 road accidents were recorded during New Year celebration. Xaythany district ranked top with the highest number of road accidents with 301 cases reported, followed by Sisattanak 165 cases, Xaysettha 163, Sikhottabong 162, Chanthabouly 157, Hadxaifong 147, Naxaithong 78, Sangthong 32, and Pakngum 16.
Source: Lao News Agency