Policeman Jumps Red Light Killing MotorcyclistA policeman who was on his way back from a party and was driving at high speed jumped a red light and hit a motorcyclist killing him instantly.
PATTAYA – March 29,2015 PattayaDailyNews]; at 02.00 am Pol.Capt.Thitiwat Boonaon-inspector of Pattaya police station- was notified that a car had collided with a motorcycle killing the ride. After notification the police officers and Sawang Borriboon rescue team immediately rushed to the scene.
At the scene they found the body of Mr.Theera Promraksa aged 42 and his Honda Wave motorcycle. Also at the scene was a Toyota Camry that slightly damaged.
POL SEN SGT MAJ.Somyod Champahom aged 50 investigating officer of Chon buri police station was named as the driver. Upon questioning him he revealed that he was on his way back from a party with his friend who was also policeman. He claimed that the motorcyclist had cut in front of him and he hit him killing him instantly.
Meanwhile, Mr.Somchai Wongwan aged 39 an eyewitness to the accident told police that the car which was travelling at high speed jumped the red light and collided with the motorcyclist killing the rider.
However, the police officers recorded the incident before they detained POL SEN SGT MAJ.Somyod for a breath test and will check the CCTV to see if he had jumped the red light.