Accident Involving Thai Celebrity in Nonthaburi Under Investigation


At 4:00 AM, on November 7th, 2023, Mueang Nonthaburi police officers received an accident report of a sedan colliding with a garbage truck causing two injuries on Bangkoknon Road, Mueang Nonthaburi, Nonthaburi.

A rescue team was dispatched to the incident scene and found a sedan in a severely damaged condition in the front having collided with the right side of a garbage truck. There were two minor injured victims who were later identified as Mr. Wirat Choeipim, 34, and Mr. Chusak Fakkhiao, 57, who were later transferred to the Phra Nang Klao Hospital later.

Mr. Thanakrit “Wan” Panichwid, the owner of the wrecked sedan, was unharmed.

Thanakrit is famous as a Thai singer, producer, actor, MC, and songwriter.
According to the report from police officers, the local CCTV captured the accident at 3:58 AM when the black sedan directly collided with the garbage truck.

Initially, the Muang Nonthaburi inquiry officers interrogated and performed an alcohol test on Thanakrit, and gathered evidence from the incident scene.

Currently, the police officers are waiting for a diagnosis of the victims from doctors as evidence and the alcohol test result for further legal proceedings.

The original version of this story appeared on our sister website The Pattaya News.

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