Elderly Drunk Driver Kills 2 Bicycle Riders

Taiwan English News
Date: December 30, 2018
By: Phillip Charlier
Two people who were riding bicycles in Lucao Township, Chiayi County yesterday are dead, after being hit by a car driven by a 72-year-old man affected by alcohol.

The drunk driver, Mr Chen, had attended a temple fair in Lucao Township where he consumed alcohol before heading back to Puzi City at around 1:30pm. At the approach to an intersection in Fengji Village, Chen slammed into two people riding bicycles from behind.

A 50-year-old woman also named Chen, and her 30-year-old son were rushed to local hospitals but the male was declared dead shortly after arrival, and his mother died at around 4:00pm.

An alcohol breath test on Mr Chen returned an BrAC level of 0.24mg/l. Chen claimed that he had only consumed one can of beer.    [FULL  STORY]

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