Car Plows into Scooters: 5 Injured
Update: A 72 year-old woman among the injured has died, and an 83 year-old man has been charged with negligent homicide.
A car plowed into a group of stationary scooter riders waiting at a red light in Kaohsiung today, knocking down vehicles and riders like bowling pins and resulting in injuries to five people.
At 5:30pm this evening, seven scooters were stopped at a red light at an intersection in Renwu Township, when the car careered into them from behind. Three men and two women were injured.
Emergency responders dispatched five ambulances and a support vehicle to the scene of the accident. Police are still investigating the cause of the incident.
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