Video clip of minivan drivers brawling, allegedly over foreign tourist customers, in Phuket goes viral on social media

Phuket –

A video clip of minivan drivers fighting while foreign tourists were watching them at a famous souvenir shop in Phuket has gone viral in social media.

The Thalang Police Chief Colonel Pisit Chuenpetch told the Phuket Express today (September 20th), “The incident happened in front of a famous souvenir shop on Thep Kasattri Road northbound in Thalang.”

“Minivan drivers were waiting for foreign tourists while they were shopping inside the shop. Both parties were disappointed with some issues, reportedly about who would transport the tourists, before they started the fight. One of the drivers sustained several injuries. He went to a hospital before filing an official report to police.” Colonel Pisit noted.

The Phuket Land Transport Chief Mr. Atcha Buajan told the Phuket Express, “We have been notified about the incident. We are investigating to find out what happened for further legal action.”

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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.