Russian slashed in Pattaya road rage fight


A Russian tourist ended up with a slash wound to the abdomen following a road rage-fueled confrontation in Pattaya.

Wanchana Tulathong, 20, was arrested with a fruit-carving knife March 15 following the altercation on Third Road behind Pattaya Hospital. The Russian was taken to the medical center with a 10-centimeter cut.

Wanchana Tulathong was arrested for allegedly slashing a Russian tourist in a road rage fueled confrontation.

The tourist said he and a friend were driving around to see the sights when two men pulled up on their motorbike alongside, accusing the tourists of cutting them off. Things got heated and it was then Wanchana allegedly knifed the Russian man.

The other Thai escaped the scene.