Bangkok Police Arrest High Bus Driver

Washara Meeprom, 23, was arrested for driving a bus while high on narcotics 19 May, 2014. (Photo provided by police).

BANGKOK — A bus driver has been arrested for driving while high on amphetamines through morning rush hour in Bangkok, police say.

According to reports from Bukkhalo Police Station, a Number 75 Bus was seen swerving dangerously as it descended Krungthep Bridge at around 8:20 a.m. this morning. The traffic police quickly stopped the vehicle and questioned the driver, who was identified as Washara Meeprom, 23.

Mr. Washara later tested positive for having narcotic substances in his system, and eventually confessed to taking amphetamines right before his shift began. 

Mr. Washara is currently being detained at Bukkhalo Police Station for further prosecution, police say. 


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