Taxi driver killed in Bangkok road rage brawl

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A Bangkok taxi driver was fatally stabbed in a case of road rage early Monday.

Police are searching for the driver of a Nissan private car believed to be 25 to 30 years old who stabbed Sarawut Tungpanyasak, 40, on outbound Phaholyothin Road in front of the Ying Charoen Market in Bang Khen district.

Officers were summoned at 4.11am.

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Security cameras caught the taxi and Nissan taking turns overtaking each other at high speed and then the taxi stopping in the left lane about 100 metres behind the Nissan.

The Nissan driver walked back to speak to Sarawut, a brawl ensued and the taxi man was stabbed in the back, collapsing soon after. – Asia News Network



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