Police hunting for several pickup truck drivers after racing video on Phuket road goes viral

Phuket –

Phuket Traffic Police are hunting for several unidentified pickup truck drivers after a video clip of multiple trucks racing on a road in Phuket has gone viral on social media.

A video clip of modified pickup trucks with loud noise and black smoke who were racing at night from an intersection near the Saphan Hin Public Park in Phuket Town has gone viral in social media last night (November 10th).

The Phuket Provincial Police Commander Major General Sermphan Sirikong told The Phuket Express, “We are checking CCTV footage to find those drivers and direct legal action to be taken against them.”

“The Phuket City Traffic Police also patrolled and checked around the Saphan Hin area for motorbikes and cars that caused a public nuisance. Five drivers were found with drugs and one with an illegal gun. They were taken to the Phuket City Police Station for further legal action.” Sermphan concluded.

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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 three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also 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.