By: Wang Chao-yu, Sunrise Huang, Yu Kai-hsiang and Kay Liu
Taipei, June 6 (CNA) A teenager who was among six people swept away in a flash flood during a
river tracing trip in New Taipei on Sunday survived the accident by clinging to piece of driftwood and she showed up at the home of a resident early Monday asking for help, police said.
Ho Yu-chieh (何妤婕), 15, arrived at the home of a man in the city’s Pinglin District in the early hours of Monday seeking help, and he called emergency services at 5:39 a.m., police said.
She was taken to hospital where the medical staff examined her and found only bruises but no serious injuries, police said.
Doctors at the hospital in Xindian District said Ho will be kept at the facility for further observation. [FULL STORY]