Driver killed after car crushed between two trucks on freeway

Taiwan English News
Date: March 21, 2019
By: Phillip Charlier

The driver of a sedan died at the scene of a five-vehicle accident after a semi trailer plowed into stationary vehicles, crushing the car between two container trucks on National Freeway 1 this morning, March 21.

The accident occurred at around 11:30am as a line of vehicles were stopped behind a road maintenance vehicle in the fast lane of the the freeway in the south-bound lanes at the 364.5 kilometer mark in Kaohsiung City.

As the vehicles waited to merge right into the outer lanes, the driver of a semi-trailer plowed into another truck, which then nudged the sedan before being pushed into the center lane of the freeway.

The semi-trailer, then smashed into the sedan, which ‘crumpled like a piece of paper,’ according to one report, as it was sandwiched between the two trucks.    [FULL  STORY]

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