Taxi faces tried homicide charge for knocking rider off his bike

A taxi driver faces an tried homicide cost after CCTV captured him intentionally smashing into a bike on a highway in Bangkok. Luckily, the rider survived.
Report of the sufferer, 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 bike. The taxi then accelerates and intentionally swerves into the motorbike sending the rider and his bike tumbling down the street. Watch the video right here.
Luckily the rider wasn’t hurt and the sedan behind him managed to break in time.
Amarin TV interviewed the bike rider, recognized as 44 year previous Monthachai Thapsiluck, a safety guard at Sirindhorn National Medical Rehabilitation Institution in Bangkok.
Monthachai informed the media that the incident occurred final Monday, September 12, whereas he was travelling on Tiwanon Road. He said he observed the yellow taxi behind him and tried to maneuver into the left lane however couldn’t as a outcome of a sedan was approaching.
Monthachai mentioned he didn’t know what he had done to make the taxi driver indignant but, added even when he did do something to bother him, his actions were an extreme amount of and he could have been killed. He stated he wish to ask the taxi driver how he would feel if the same factor happened to someone he beloved.
Monthachai stated his bike was damaged past restore and can’t be used. The sedan automotive was also 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 should 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 attempted homicide, he would be punished with half of the punishment of Section 288..

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