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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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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Fatal Freeway Accident in Chiayi

Two people were killed including a 14 year old girl when truck loaded with livestock feed ploughed into an SUV at full speed. The SUV was reversing after having missed an exit. After hitting the car, the truck overturned, killing the driver. Three other people are seriously injured.

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