Bus flips in central Taiwan: 1 dead, 20 injured

Driver's brakes went out on downhill slope

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/11/30
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bus carrying 20 tourists to the Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area in central Taiwan to view maple leaves flipped over on Monday (Nov. 30), leaving one dead and 20 injured.

The bus, with 21 people onboard including the driver, had left from Kaohsiung to make its journey. When nearing the forest recreation area, the driver lost control on a curve and the bus flipped, according to CNA.

Nine of the injured were sent to Puli Christian Hospital, while the other 11 were sent to Taichung Veterans General Hospital’s Puli Branch.

According to Puli Christian Hospital, a patient surnamed Lo (羅) was listed in critical condition but was expected to survive.    [FULL  STORY]

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