Thai rescue workers carry an injured passenger next to a Tuk Tuk, three-wheeler auto rickshaw, wreck at a busy junction of a main street in central Bangkok, Thailand, early on 13 April 2016. Each year hundreds people die in traffic accidents during the three-day Thai traditional New Year Songkran festival. Photo: EPA Thai rescue workers carry an injured passenger next to a Tuk Tuk, three-wheeler auto rickshaw, wreck at a busy junction of a main street in central Bangkok, Thailand, early on 13 April 2016. Each year hundreds people die in traffic accidents during the three-day Thai traditional New Year Songkran festival. Photo: EPA
Thai rescue workers carry an injured passenger next to a Tuk Tuk, three-wheeler auto rickshaw, wreck at a busy junction of a main street in central Bangkok, Thailand, early on 13 April 2016. Each year hundreds people die in traffic accidents during the three-day Thai traditional New Year Songkran festival. Photo: EPA

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Thai rescue workers carry an injured passenger next to a Tuk Tuk, three-wheeler auto rickshaw, wreck at a busy junction of a main street in central Bangkok, Thailand, early on 13 April 2016. Each year hundreds people die in traffic accidents during the three-day Thai traditional New Year Songkran festival. Photo: EPA Thai rescue workers carry an injured passenger next to a Tuk Tuk, three-wheeler auto rickshaw, wreck at a busy junction of a main street in central Bangkok, Thailand, early on 13 April 2016. Each year hundreds people die in traffic accidents during the three-day Thai traditional New Year Songkran festival. Photo: EPA
Thai rescue workers carry an injured passenger next to a Tuk Tuk, three-wheeler auto rickshaw, wreck at a busy junction of a main street in central Bangkok, Thailand, early on 13 April 2016. Each year hundreds people die in traffic accidents during the three-day Thai traditional New Year Songkran festival. Photo: EPA
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