Seven people were killed and 23 injured in road accidents during the celebration of Pi Mai Lao (Lao New Year B.E. 2565), between Apr 14 and 17.
Some 220 road accidents were reported nationwide during the annual traditional celebration, the Vientiane Traffic Police Department reported on Apr 17.
Most of road accidents were caused by illegal driving behaviours of road and vehicle users like speeding driving and riding without helmets.
Source: Lao News Agency