Taichung Farmers Assoc. chief dies after car crash in central Taiwan

Lai Hsi-Song's death 'an incredible loss for Taichung,' says Mayor Lu Shiow-yen

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/10/27
By: Duncan Deaeth, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Photo of the accident in Taichung’s Dongshi Dist., Oct. 26 (CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Director of the Taichung City Fruit and Vegetable Market (台中市果菜公司) and Chair of the Taichung Regional Farmers Association, Lai Hsi-Song (賴溪松) died due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident after his car crashed into an electricity pole on Saturday (Oct. 27) afternoon.

The accident reportedly happened shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Sec. 6 of Dongguan Rd. (東關路) in Taichung’s Dongshi District (東勢區) as Lai was returning from a visit to a local orchard. The collision, which knocked out an electrical breaker box, reportedly caused power outages at over 400 nearby residences and businesses.

Lai was reportedly sitting in the back seat of the sedan, and he was wearing a seatbelt. Lai was alive but unconscious when first responders arrived on the scene.

According to UDN, Lai rsuffered serious internal bleeding because of the seatbelt he was wearing and the force of impact in the car crash. Lai was pronounced dead at a local hospital around 6:00 p.m. in the evening.    [FULL  STORY]

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