UPDATE: Driver Faces Multiple Charges in Patong Car Crash Following Massage Shop Conflict

Patong –

A driver is facing three charges after four people have sustained injuries and four vehicles have been damaged in a car crash in Patong possibly involving a conflict between two local massage shop owners.

Our previous story:

A video clip of the accident went viral on Thai social media earlier this week. The video clip appears to show a red car crashing into motorbikes and people on the Rat-U-Thit 200 Pee Road.

Now for the update:

The Patong Police Chief Colonel Sujin Nilbodee told the Phuket Express that the driver, named only as Mr. Panudech or his Thai nickname of Manao, is facing charges of causing loss of property, bodily harm causing injury, and reckless driving causing injury.


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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.