Driver Killed in Level Crossing Accident

The driver of a car that charged through the boom gates at a level crossing in Tainan died this morning after his car was hit by a train. The impact of the collision caused the driver to be thrown out of the car. The mangled wreck of the car blocked rail traffic in both directions until it was removed with a backhoe. A total of 28 trains and 7,180 passengers were affected by the accident.

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Car Crushed by Train

A car was crushed by a train when it was struck at a level crossing, then jammed between the train and a building. Fortunately no one was injured in the incident. The driver failed to notice the flashing lights, crossing bell, or the oncoming train as he negotiated the crossing. The driver of the train, which was carrying over 100 passengers applied the emergency brake but couldn’t stop in time to avoid the collision. Fortunately, as the train was approaching

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