Thai media reported that the Toyota Fortuner that slammed into a line of motorbikes injuring many people yesterday was driven by a British man.
Sanook and The Pattaya News said in stories that he was arrested by police and tested for alcohol. The news media said that he appeared drunk.
They also both reported that he has a prosthetic left arm..
Some 15 bikes were damaged and the back of a song thaew was also damaged in the accident around 11 am Tuesday.
A 60 year old female tourist, a 65 year old male tourist and a 40-45 year old Thai man were reportedly injured at the scene.
Reports suggested that the Fortuner arrived at speed and hit a bike coming out of a bank near the end of Soi 13/3 on Beach Road. Losing control the Fortuner then collided with a song thaew and plowed into the line of bikes.