Tourist bus accident leaves 1 Chinese tourist dead, 15 injured

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/08/27
By: Wang Shu-fen and Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) A tourist bus carrying 18 people rolled over in southern Taiwan’s

Photo courtesy of Wu Chun-cheng

Photo courtesy of Wu Chun-cheng

Pingtung County Thursday, leaving a 58-year-old Chinese woman dead and 15 other injured, the Tourism Bureau said.

A total of 16 Chinese, a Taiwanese tour guide and a Taiwanese bus driver were on the bus when the accident took place at around 3 p.m., according to Chieh Li Travel Service Co. (捷利旅行社), which is hosting the tour group from the coastal province of Fujian in southeastern China.

Except for two Chinese tourists, all other people onboard were injured, both the bureau and the police confirmed.     [FULL  STORY]

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