Mother and child have close call after sledge hammer falls from high-rise construction site

A woman and her 6-year-old daughter are lucky to be alive today, after a hammer head weighing around 20 kilograms flew off a high-rise construction site and crashed through the sunroof of their car. The 32-year-old woman named Lu, was passing by the construction site on Minzu Road in Banqiao District, New Taipei City at around 5:00pm yesterday, May 24, when she was shocked by an explosive sound in the back seat. After pulling over, Lu found that a sledgehammer

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Car Crushed by Excavator burns in case of Spontaneous Combustion

A car that was crushed by an excavator during a dispute at a construction site in Tainan City the other day, was destroyed by fire last night in what police say was a case of spontaneous combustion. At around 1:40pm, Tuesday afternoon, October 9, a group of men believed to be associated with a waste soil dumping business parked three cars, blocking the entrance to the construction site on Wenping Road in Anping District. A 25 year-old man named Chen

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