Accident at Hsinchu highway kills policeman

A 45-year old policeman was killed following an accident on a Hsinchu highway this morning.

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/08/07
By: Juvina Lai, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hsinchu City Fire Bureau said at 11 am this morning a

(By Central News Agency)

policeman was killed as a result of a car accident on the Hsinchu section of the National Highway No. 3.

The highway police officer was the only one dead, and five others were injured.

The accident occurring around 10 am involved a trailer truck , a van and the police car. The trailer truck reportedly crashed into the police car parked on the roadside behind the van, which reportedly had a flat tire, to warn road users of the situation, said the bureau.

The deceased officer, who was identified as Chen Chi-ruei (陳啟瑞), was pronounced dead when arriving at the hospital. The other officer named Yang Yu-chen (楊宇辰) is reportedly still in the emergency ward.    [FULL  STORY]

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