Out of control gravel truck leaves wake of destruction: 2 dead, 4 injured

The driver of a gravel truck and one other person died after the truck veered into oncoming traffic before crashing into an abandoned factory building in Taoyuan City this morning.

According to reports, the driver, a 48-year-old man named Shi, lost control of the truck on Zhongzheng East Road near the Dayuan Interchange at 6:44 am. Traffic monitor footage shows the truck suddenly veering over a traffic island into oncoming traffic lanes, and hitting two cars before crashing into a sheet-steel building.

Shi lost vital signs at the scene of the accident and was declared dead after arrival at the hospital. One person out of five occupants of the two cars also died, while the remaining four were injured.

Police are still awaiting test results to determine if any of the drivers were affected by alcohol, and an investigation into the cause of the accident is still ongoing.

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Scene of accident

overturned van at scene of accident.
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One thought on “Out of control gravel truck leaves wake of destruction: 2 dead, 4 injured

  • November 25, 2021 at 4:03 pm
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    Almost every day there’s something like this. Was it alcohol, or did the driver suffer an embolism or some other “disabling and disorienting event” such as might be caused by having been “vaccicuted?” This question must now be asked and answered truthfully for all such incidents, which are now proliferating literally out of control such as we’ve never seen before.

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