Inquiry set up into doctor's car hitting security guard

Dr Yorn Chiranakhon, photographed as he reported to Muang Nonthaburi police station to acknowledge the charges against him. (Photo by Wichan Charoenkiatpakul)

A fact finding committee has been set up to investigate a senior government doctor who crashed his car into a security guard and dragged him along the road, causing him serious injury.

Panpimol Wipulakorn, health deputy permanent secretary, said the permanent secretary wanted to ensure fairness for the two sides, who both worked at the Public Health Ministry.

The accident at Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute in Nonthaburi province on Friday night involving Yorn Chiranakhon, a senior doctor at Health Centre Region 12 overseeing the South, was captured on surveillance camera video.

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