Boulder Falls on Bus: One Passenger Killed

A woman was killed and three passengers injured when a boulder plunged through the roof of a tourist coach traveling on the National Cross Island Highway this afternoon.

The bus was carrying 35 passengers who departed Taipei at 7:00am on a day trip to Hualian. The accident happened at 1:40pm. The deceased and one injured passenger were rushed to Tzu Chi Hospital in Hualian. The two other injured passengers declined further medical treatment after being treated at the scene.

A boulder in a tourist coach after a rockslide in Taiwan
A tourist coach after a boulder slipped from a mountainside and crashed through the roof, instantly killing one passenger and injuring three others. Photo: UDN

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