Sleepy Drunk Causes Road ChaosA 24-year-old drunken man who fell asleep in his car in the middle of a Pattaya road causing traffic Chaos has been arrested by police.
PATTAYA – June 26th 2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 9.00 a.m., Pol.Lt.Col. Chot La-mom (Traffic Inspector of Pattaya city police station) was notified that there was a drunken man who was fast asleep in his car in the middle of north Pattaya road causing a traffic jam so the officers rushed to the scene.
At scene, the police team found a white Toyota Vios, which was parked in the far right lane with the engine running. Inside such car, there was a Thai man who was fast asleep so the officers knocked the window to wake him up which made him hit the accelerator so the officers blocked him. They then tried to open the car door for an hour before calling a lock smith.
The driver was identified as Mr. Pornchai Wongtaem, aged 24, residing at house no. 171, Moo 14 Tambon Sa Khrai, Amphur Sakhrai, Nong Khai Province. Upon initial investigation, Mr. Pornchai was unable to speak due to being very drunk so he detained to Pattaya city police station until he sobers up and will be charged with drink driving.