8 Injured after Collision on Suhua Highway

[Picture: Police provided to media] Eight people suffered non-critical injuries this morning after a 9-seater van was involved in a head-on collision with a truck on the Suhua Highway. All eight injured were treated in hospital, 5 for fractures. Shortly before 9:30am, a Volkswagon van carrying 3 males and 5 females was traveling south-bound when it crossed the double yellow lines and crashed into a north-bound truck. Ilan County Fire Bureau dispatched emergency vehicles from Nanao, Suao, Masai, and Luodong

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Woman Survives Rollover Accident then Hit and Killed by Truck

[Picture: National Highway Police Bureau.] A woman in Changhua County survived a rollover accident on National Freeway 1, only to be killed after a semi-trailer slammed into the back of the vehicle. At around 6:00am this morning, Ms Chen, 51, lost control of her vehicle after being clipped by another car when one of the cars was changing lanes. Chen got out of the vehicle, but her 21 year-old daughter remained trapped in the car. Chen was trying to open

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Killer Driver in Custody: Toddler Fights for Life

A woman who caused a car accident that killed three members of a family of five in Pingtung County Friday, August 4, will be kept in custody after a court ruling this morning. See previous article: Driver Runs Red Light: Kills 3 Injures 7 Ms Yang, 36, sped away after rear-ending a car stopped at a red light in Wandan township at around 10:00pm Friday evening. Two hundred meters down the road, Yang rear-ended another car carrying two adults and

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Driver Runs Red Light: Kills 3 Injures 7

A driver in Pingtung County last night sped away after a minor collision with another vehicle, then ran a red light and crashed into two other cars, leaving 3 dead and 7 injured. The 36 year-old female driver named Yang was not intoxicated at the time, but maintains that she doesn’t remember what happened. At around 10:00pm Friday, August 4, Yang was driving a silver SUV in Wandan township when she collided with a stationary car stopped at a red

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Car Falls into a 9 Meter Deep Shaft: Driver Rescued.

Hsinchu: What would have been a normal everyday kind of car accident in Taiwan made the headlines today when a driver trying to avoid another driver reversing into oncoming traffic, not only failed to avoid the reversing vehicle, but careered into a 9 meter deep shaft in the middle of the road. The car landed upside down in water, but rescuers managed to save the man. The man, who suffers disabilities caused by childhood polio, was taken by surprise when

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Drunk Driver Causes Serious Accident: Tries to Pin it on Her Son

A woman in Taichung hit a scooter rider at high speed, causing serious injuries, then called her son to come help her. When police arrived, she told them her son had been driving, and had left the scene of the accident. Police were suspicious of her story. The woman reeked of alcohol and had bruises on her face. A short time later, her son arrived and denied he was the driver at the time of the accident. The woman, who had a

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Fatal Freeway Accident in Chiayi

Two people were killed including a 14 year old girl when truck loaded with livestock feed ploughed into an SUV at full speed. The SUV was reversing after having missed an exit. After hitting the car, the truck overturned, killing the driver. Three other people are seriously injured.

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7 KTV Girls Injured in Car Crash

One of the biggest stories in Taiwan media today was a car accident in Taichung City involving an overloaded car carrying seven KTV girls and a drunk driver showing off by driving at excessive speed.  He made a left turn at high speed into oncoming traffic, resulting in a serious head on collision.

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