Man Thrown from Truck: Stands up and Walks Away.

Tainan: A man miraculously survived a high speed crash on a freeway today. The truck involved  tipped over, losing it’s load along with the passenger, before righting itself and landing back on its wheels. A video of the incident shows the truck’s load of trees and dirt strewn over the road when suddenly a man stands up from the debris, and walks to the side of the road to recover. The small truck was behind a tanker-trailer, when he decided

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Sleeping at the Wheel? Driver Drives Head-on into Traffic Barrier

Yunlin County: Fortunately nobody was seriously injured or killed in this traffic accident in Yunlin this morning. The car veers left from the outside lane across the inside lane, across an intersection and straight into a traffic barrier. There is no attempt to brake the vehicle or avoid the obstacle. The vehicle spins 360 degrees and flips onto its roof. Fortunately, the 51 year-old female driver received only minor injuries and was helped out of the car by an emergency

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Runaway Truck Kills one Injures 3 (includes video)

Tainan: Suspected brake failure caused a 10 ton truck to roll down a freeway exit ramp and across a busy 4 lane road, killing a scooter rider and injuring 3 other other people. The incident was caught on security cameras. Footage shows the out of control speeding truck hitting 3 cars, then smashing through the center traffic divider, before hitting the scooter rider.   Sources: CTi, Apple Daily

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Man Dragged Under Taxi

A scooter rider in Taipei City is fortunate to have survived an accident after he was thrown off his bike and run over by a taxi. The man came to grief after a motorist who had just parked his car opened the driver’s side door without looking, an action that causes more than 3000 accidents in Taiwan every year. The scooter hit the door, causing the rider to fall into the traffic. A taxi following close behind ran over the man, who

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Scooter Meets Concrete Barrier

This scooter rider was going downhill on a mountain road in Taoyuan’s Daxi district when he overtook a car as they were approaching a bend in the road. He entered the corner too fast and hit the end of a concrete barrier. There is no information about what happened to the poor guy but if any info comes out I’ll make an update.

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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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