High school student dead after being hit by bus on pedestrian crossing

A 16-year-old girl died after being hit by a bus on a pedestrian crossing in front of her school in Taichung City this morning, April 30. According to reports, at around 7:50 am, a group of students had started to cross the road at the entrance of Jiayang High School with a green walk signal, when a speeding bus approaching showed no sign of slowing down. Most of the students managed to flee back to safety, but a first-year female

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Two kids killed on pedestrian crossings by speeding motorists in separate incidents a few hours apart

A five-year-old girl was killed in Taichung City, and an 11-year-old boy lost his life in Hualien County yesterday, after motorists sped through zebra crossings, and failed to yield to pedestrians. Taichung City At around 4:00pm in Nantun District, Taichung City, a mother and her 5-year-old daughter were crossing the road on a pedestrian crossing on Liming Road at the intersection of Yongchun East Road, when a small truck driven by a 32-year-old man named Lee executed a right turn

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