Red Bull founder’s grandson arrested for alleged fatal hit-and-run against police

Helmet for traffic police in Thailand

Helmet for traffic police in Thailand. Image: Xiengyod.

A son of Red Bull drinks executive Chalerm Yoovidhya was arrested in Bangkok on Monday for allegedly killing a police patrolman in a hit-and-run accident.

Chalerm’s son, Worayuth, was arrested at Chalerm’s house on Sukhumvit Soi 53 after he admitted to Metropolitan Police Commissioner Pol Lt Gen Kamronwit Thoopkrajang that he was driving the Ferrari that hit the motorcycle of Pol Sen Sgt Maj Wichien Klanprasert of Thonglor police station at 5.30am.

Read more: The Nation

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