Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes Car in Pattaya and Flips It Upside Down

Pattaya —

A Thai man, whom Pattaya police described as intoxicated, crashed his car in Pattaya and flipped it upside down early Thursday morning, April 4th, 2024.

The Sawang Boriboon Thammatasan Rescue Unit received a report of a car accident on the Petchtrakul Road in the Na Klua sub-district, Banglamung district, Chonburi province. They rushed to the scene at 4 AM to find a car lying on its roof.

The car was a black Toyota Vios sedan with Bangkok license plates. The driver, Mr. Suphot (surname withheld), 48, was able to crawl out of the car with minor injuries. He was visibly intoxicated, said Pattaya police who arrived later to investigate.

Another car, which was parked by the side of the road, was also damaged in the accident. The owner of the parked car, Mr. Thanakorn Sunantha, 34, said that he was eating inside his car when the sedan crashed into the back of his vehicle. The sedan then flipped upside down.

Mr. Suphot was taken to the Pattaya Police Station for a breathalyzer test. He is expected to be charged with drunk driving and other related offenses.


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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.