Runaway Truck Smashes into Vehicles Causing After-School Traffic Chaos

[Cover Picture: Liberty Times Network] Brake failure is the suspected cause of a multi-vehicle accident in Changhua County’s Tianzhong (Tienchung) Township this afternoon. At around 4:00pm, shortly after children were let out of school, a 48 year-old driver named Yu (余) lost control of his truck on a downhill section of Zhongnan Road. The speeding truck rear-ended a scooter and two cars traveling in the same direction, then careered into two on-coming cars before flipping over in front of a

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Lexus Breaks in Half in High-Speed Accident

A man is fighting for his life today after losing control of his vehicle at high speed in Puhsin Township, Changhua County. The vehicle broke in half after hitting a road sign. Lin, 47 was driving his Lexus 430 at around 6:00am when the accident occurred on a bend on Chongcheng Road. A witness said he saw the car approaching the bend at high speed, and fearing for his life, dived into his house seconds before the crash. Rescue workers

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People Injured in Worker’s Protest

Sixty people, including police and reporters were injured during a protest in Changhua County when protesters clashed with police over the closing down of a chemical plant. Workers at the Formosa Plastics Group factory are facing unemployment after the Changhua County Environmental Protection Agency refused to renew the plant’s operating license. Seven people required treatment at a local hospital after the clash, including a police officer who suffered a fractured finger. A news reporter was also injured. Protesters hurled full

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