Taxi faces attempted murder charge for knocking rider off his bike

A taxi driver faces an attempted homicide charge after CCTV captured him intentionally smashing into a bike on a street in Bangkok. Luckily, Incredibly survived.
The brother of the victim, Piyapong Yodsing, uploaded CCTV footage of the incident to TikTok.
The video shows a yellow taxi in the right-hand lane of Tiwanon Road in Bangkok behind the motorbike. The taxi then accelerates and intentionally swerves into the bike sending the rider and his bike tumbling down the street. Watch the video right here.
Luckily the rider wasn’t harm and the sedan behind him managed to break in time.
Amarin TV interviewed the bike rider, recognized as 44 12 months previous Monthachai Thapsiluck, a safety guard at Sirindhorn National Medical Rehabilitation Institution in Bangkok.
Monthachai knowledgeable the media that the incident happened last Monday, September 12, whereas he was travelling on Tiwanon Road. He mentioned he observed the yellow taxi behind him and tried to move into the left lane but couldn’t as a outcome of a sedan was approaching.
Monthachai stated he didn’t know what he had carried out to make the taxi driver indignant but, added even if he did do something to harass him, his actions have been an extreme amount of and he might have been killed. He stated he would like to ask the taxi driver how he would really feel if the identical thing occurred to someone he liked.
Monthachai said his motorcycle was broken beyond repair and can’t be used. The sedan car was additionally broken.
Monthachai filed a grievance at Rattanathibet Police Station on the day of the accident however officers have yet to replace him on any progress.
Many netizens commented on the video and agreed that the taxi driver ought to face an tried homicide charge.
According to Section 288 of the Criminal Laws: whoever murders others shall be punished with life imprisonment or imprisonment from 15 to twenty years. If the taxi driver is charged with tried homicide, he can be punished with half of the punishment of Section 288..

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