Solider injured in armored vehicle accident at Kaohsiung base

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/12/05
By: Jospeh Yeh

Taipei, Dec. 5 (CNA) An army serviceman suffered multiple injuries at a military base in

Photo for illustrative purposes only / CNA file photo

Kaohsiung on Wednesday, when he was knocked down by a tank, the Army said.

The 23-year-old corporal was carrying out maintenance work on the front of the armored vehicle when it rolled forward and struck him, knocking him unconscious, according to a statement issued by the 8th Army Corps, under which he serves.

The corporal was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he later regained consciousness and was being treated for injuries to his abdomen and back, the Army said.

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