On June 27 Banglamung police were manning a checkpoint when they see a pick up approaching at high speed.
The pick up failed to stop and a police officer chased after him on his motorbike.
Despite the tire that was shot by police the driver tried to escape.
The officer then used his gun and shot at the tires of the pickup, the driver continued racing on through the traffic lights with his flat tires and eventually came to a stop about 500 meters into Soi Khao Noi near Tesco Lotus Express.
Police conducted a urine test on the 31 year old Thai man Natapong Donlakkham who was barely conscious and found that he had recently taken a speed pill.
The driver was transferred to the police station for detention before being sent to court.