Traffic snarls as people return home for Songkran holiday

A large number of provincial people working in Bangkok are returning home for the Songkran holiday, causing traffic snarls between kilometer markers 32-56 in Pakchong district of the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima.

Highway Police 1 Officer Witsanu Kamnoanmuang and policemen together with volunteers have been directing heavy traffic from Klang Dong Market to Chokechai Farm in the afternoon of April 11, 2021.

A large number of motorists have slept in their cars at night and continued their travel at 8.00 a.m. All drivers must wear face masks at all times.

Drivers may seek help and inform highway police about car accidents by calling 1784, which is open 24 hours, or enter Line ID @1784DDPM.