Intoxicated Phuket Minivan Driver Arrested with Drugs After Reckless Driving Caught on Video

Phuket –

An intoxicated minivan driver was found with 11 methamphetamine pills in his possession after driving with a flat tire, causing sparks to come from a front wheel in Thalang.

The Tha Chatchai Police told the Phuket Express that they were notified at 9:00 A.M. Friday morning (January 13th) that a minivan with a flat tire was driving for many kilometres with sparks coming from the front wheel outbound on Thep Kassattri Road in Mai Khao, Thalang.

Police finally stopped the minivan which had no passengers. The minivan driver, Mr. Pichai Klomsanoh, 29, was found with 11 methamphetamine pills in his possession. The driver was taken to the Tha Chachai Police Station.

The Tha Chatchai Police told the Phuket Express the driver is facing charges of illegal possession of a Category 1 Drug and driving after taking methamphetamine pills. The driver admitted that he took three methamphetamine pills at 7:00 A.M..


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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.