2 killed, 4 injured in 4-car collision in northern Taiwan

The cause of the incident is under investigation

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/05/12
By: Ryan Drillsma, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Two people showed no signs of life after being rescued from the vehicle. (By Central News Agency)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two people were killed in a major car incident in northern Taiwan’s Hsinchu County on Saturday evening (May 11).

Four vehicles collided on the Zhunan South Road section of the no. 3 national freeway, one of which suffered severe damage, according to the Central News Agency.

The National Highway Police Bureau received a report of the incident at around 11 p.m. Saturday evening and immediately deployed patrol officers to investigate. Upon arrival, the officers discovered three cars and a small truck had been caught in a chain collision.

One of the cars containing a driver and two passengers was crushed at both ends due to the collision force. Rescue personnel from Hsinchu City Fire Bureau were dispatched to release two of the individuals who were trapped inside.    [FULL  STORY]

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