Street racers arrested, cop hurt
- Published: 24 Oct 2012 at 11.50
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BANGKOK - A police officer was injured when hit by a motorcycle and 27 street racers were arrested and 23 motorbikes seized in a police swoop in the early hours of Wednesday in Bangkok.
Pol Sub Lt Numchai Tharadol of Thong Lor police station said they received a report that Pol Sen Sgt Maj Kowit Saengkaew, a 41-year-old traffic police officer, had been hit by a motorcycle on Rachadapisek Road, opposite of the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, around 1am.
He said two people on the motorcycle, Pichitchai Ketkao, 25, and a 17-year-old girl whose name was withheld, were also hurt. The injured officer and the two suspected motorcycle gang members were taken to the Police General Hospital.
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