Driver Charged after Threatening Motorbike Rider with a Sword During a Road Rage Incident in Wichit

Wichit –

A car driver was arrested after he threatened a motorbike rider with a sword during a road rage incident in Wichit.

A photo of the car driver holding a sword near a motorbike rider went viral on social media on Friday (June 21st) Wichit Police Deputy Chief Lieutenant Colonel Atthawat Suwannarat told the Phuket Express.

Law enforcement tracked down and finally found the Thai car driver. He was called to the Wichit Police Station and he told police that there was a road rage incident before both drivers stopped their vehicles on the road. The car driver took out a sword but eventually they both drove away from the area of the incident.

The car driver is facing charges of threatening another person, carrying a weapon in public without a proper reason, frightening the public, and stopping his vehicle on a road thereby blocking traffic flow.

The Phuket Express noted that police did not reveal any personal details of the driver and did not mention anything about the motorbike rider.

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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 five 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.