Picture courtesy of Pattaya Information

A female taxi driver admitted to being intoxicated after inflicting chaos on Khao Talo Highway, East Pattaya in the early hours of this morning.

Arriving on the accident scene on the entrance of Soi 10, Nong Prue subdistrict, Bang Lamung district, Chon Buri province, officers from the Nong Prue Police Station found a yellow-and-blue taxi from the Pattaya Taxi Cooperative with a Chon Buri licence plate. The motive force, recognized as 42 12 months outdated Siriwan (surname withheld), was discovered to be drunk, in accordance with the police report.

The taxi had collided with two parked automobiles, together with an Isuzu D-Max pickup truck and a Toyota pickup truck, each parked by the facet of the street. Fortunately, the automobiles sustained solely minor injury.

Chayathorn Srilert, the proprietor of the broken Isuzu D-Max, recounted listening to a deafening crash whereas he sat with buddies outdoors a bar. He watched in shock because the taxi collided together with his car, then struck one other parked pickup truck earlier than hurtling uncontrolled and crashing into the bar’s entrance.

In a startling admission to the Nong Prue police, Siriwan confessed to driving whereas intoxicated and revealed {that a} verbal argument together with her companion had precipitated the chaos. She defined that the collision with the parked automobiles occurred through the altercation, inflicting her to lose management of the taxi and in the end crash into the bar, reported Pattaya Information.

The authorities subsequently carried out an alcohol take a look at on Siriwan, with authorized proceedings anticipated to observe primarily based on the investigation’s findings and the outcomes of the take a look at.

In associated information, a Chevrolet Captiva sped via a police checkpoint on Rama 4 Highway, putting and killing a visitors police officer earlier than fleeing the scene on February 16. The motive force, later apprehended by police, was discovered to have a blood alcohol focus of 187 milligrammes %, far exceeding the authorized restrict.

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