Taiwan English News
Date: December 27, 2018
By: Phillip Charlier
A bus driver was charged with professional negligence today after a scooter rider was killed on the Alishan Highway this morning, December 27.
At around 9:30am, Mr Zhang, 41, was driving a tour bus carrying Chinese tourists on the way to Mt Ali when he crossed the center line to overtake another vehicle, and slammed into a scooter traveling in the opposite direction.
The scooter rider, a 23-year-old university student name Zhou, was killed instantly by the high-speed impact.
Mr Zhou had rented the scooter to ride to Mt Ali to see the sunrise, and was on his way back to Chiayi City at the time of the crash. [FULL STORY]