Thai man takes an illegal beach ride on Pattaya Beach and gets stuck in the sand with his pickup truck
Yesterday afternoon, a Thai man stuck his pick-up truck on the beach of Pattaya. The man coming from out of town thought it was legal to rush his car across the beach. The black pickup got stuck on North Pattaya Beach at 5:30 PM.
Pattaya’s lifeguards and local tourists tried to push the pickup truck out of the sand but failed, as the efforts only resulted in the pickup truck only sinking deeper, not far from the rising water, into the sand. sat down.
Pattaya police arrived and called a tow truck to the scene. With help from the tow truck driver, the vehicle was eventually pulled back to Pattaya Beach Road.
The 34-year-old driver of the pick-up, Bandit Wisaphon, who is not from Chonburi, told a local reporter: “This was our first time visiting Pattaya beach again after a very long time. not been in this province for a long time, due to the Covid19 measures”
“I saw wheel tracks in the sand while driving on Pattaya Beach Road and didn’t come across any signs forbidding me to drive on the sand, so I thought it was legal to drive on the beach, to get closer to the sea from my car to watch.
I later found out that the tracks belonged to ATVs that the lifeguards use and construction equipment that is doing some rebuilding and that it is not intended for ordinary vehicles to drive on the beach. Unfortunately, I got stuck, luckily everyone helped me to free my pick-up truck. I learned my lesson today.” Thus concluded Khun Bandit.
Pattaya police decided not to charge the man, several bystanders seemed to find the situation rather comical.
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