Pickup driver shot dead after police pursuit in Phuket

 Pickup driver shot dead after police pursuit in Phuket

Houses in Thalang Road, Oldtown Phuket. Photo: Uwe Aranas.



PHUKET: A man who sped through a police checkpoint, crashed into another vehicle and later opened fire on police was shot dead in Thalang district early Tuesday morning, police said.

The man, identified as Chitsanupong Khruechan, 29, of Phuket’s Muang district, refused to stop his pickup truck at a checkpoint on Thep Krasatri Road around 12.30am, according to Pol Maj Gen Theeraphon Thipcharoen, chief of Phuket police.

Full story: Bangkok Post

ACHADTAYA CHUENNIRAN
BANGKOK POST



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