Beachgoer attacked by pickup truck driver with a knife in Sri Racha

Sri Racha —

A truck driver equipped with a long knife attacked a beachgoer in Sri Racha last night, November 7th.

The incident took place at an early Loy Krathong site on Ban Laem Chabang Beach in the Thung Sukla subdistrict of Sri Racha, Chonburi.

The male victim who asked to keep his confidentiality told The Pattaya News that he was attacked by a male pickup truck driver while hanging out with his friends on the beach.

The attacker was a Thai national driving a white pickup truck, the victim said. After pulling up his truck, the driver suddenly jumped onto the victim and cut his right elbow with a knife for unknown reasons.

The victim said he had never met his assailant nor known him. The suspect, after slashing the victim’s elbow, escaped in his pickup truck and hit multiple pedestrians.

The victim filed a police report at the Laem Chabang police station. Law enforcement is tracking the suspect’s license plate.


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Aim Tanakorn
The local news translator at The Pattaya News. Aim is a twenty-four year old who currently lives in Bangkok. Interested in English translation, story-telling, and entrepreneurship, he believes that hard-working is an indispensable component of every success in this world.