Couple dies in Ducati crash on Taiwan east coast

Bike failed to avoid a van emerging on to the road

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/04/08
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A middle-aged couple from New Taipei City died when their

Photo: Jonn Leffmann. (By Wikimedia Commons)

Ducati motorbike crashed on a road along Taiwan’s east coast in Yilan County, reports said Saturday.

According to a police report, the heavy bike came to a fall after a van had suddenly veered from the side of the road in Toucheng around 12:42 p.m.

The red bike, carrying Huang Cheng-ping, 45, and his wife Li Mei-hui, 43, was unable to avoid the van, driven by a 60-year-old man surnamed Lin, police said. The Ducati hit the left front side of the van and fell over, throwing the couple off.    [FULL  STORY]

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