Tuk-tuk Taxi In Phuket

Foreign Passenger Attacks Phuket Tuk Tuk Taxi Driver

A disagreement over taxi fare payment turned violent when a foreign passenger assaulted a Tuk Tuk driver in Phuket. The altercation, captured on video and widely circulated on social media, occurred after a dispute over the amount of money that had been paid en route from Patong to Karon.

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The incident, which took place on Friday, April 26th, began when the two parties agreed on a fare of 400 Baht. However, upon reaching the destination, the unidentified foreign passenger, who claimed to have mistakenly handed over a 1,000 Baht note instead of the 100 Baht notes intended for the fare, demanded change. The driver contested the claim, suggesting they resolve the matter at a local police station.

Full story: thephuketexpress.com

By Goongnang Suksawat
The Phuket Express

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