Drunken Captain Beaches BoatA very drunk boat captain beached his boat on Pattaya beach causing tourists to run for their lives. Luckily, no one was injured from the incident.
PATTAYA – July 20,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 00.00 am the police were notified that a boat had run ashore on Pattaya beach. After notification the police officers and civil volunteer rushed to the scene.
At the scene the officers found a 2 storey tourist passenger boat that had run ashore with its engine still running. The situation was chaotic and the boat had been there for over 3 hours.
Upon inspecting the boat the officers found the captain who was very drunk still on the boat and he refused to leave the boat.
Upon questioning a motorcycle taxi rider he revealed that on the boat was travelling at high speed towards the beach which caused tourists to run for their lives before the boat crashed onto the beach.
However, incidents like this have happened in Pattaya before and caused many injuries. As a result, local people have urged the officials to crack down on the operators to make sure they are operating safely so nobody gets injured or killed. Luckily this incident hadn’t caused any injuries.