Drunk British man accused of killing girl in Rayong car crash

Alan Jamieson, a 79-year-old man from the United Kingdom is alleged to have crashed into another vehicle, killing a 10-year-old girl in Rayong province while driving drunk.

The driver of the car the girl was in, Jirawat Sooknet, said that he was heading home when the vehicle Jamieson was driving crashed into their vehicle, forcing it off the road into a tree.

Two other people in the car were seriously injured while Jamieson himself is also claimed to have been injured.

According to Khaosod, Capt. Suchet Tepchali of Rayong city police said that Jamieson smelled strongly of alcohol when he arrived at the scene and that he had tested positive for high blood alcohol. In addition, he was also driving the vehicle without a license.

Police are waiting to question Jamieson, who is undergoing medical treatment, before proceeding with legal action.

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