Toyota and motorcycle slam into Bentley on Taiwan street

Repair costs could exceed NT$1 million: reports

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/02/07
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Repair costs for the Bentley could exceed NT$1 million, reports said. (By Central News Agency)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The driver of a Toyota Corolla Altis costing an estimated NT$700,000 (US$22,700) and a motorcyclist slammed into a Bentley Continental GT worth at least NT$14 million (US$454,000) in New Taipei City early Thursday morning, according to media reports.

Initial estimates of the cost to repair the latter exceeded NT$1 million (US$32,000), the Apple Daily reported.

A 31-year-old man surnamed Huang (黃) was driving his Toyota in the Zhonghe District at around 4 a.m. Thursday when he made a sudden move which launched his car against a Bentley coming from the other direction, according to the paper.

Neither the driver of the Toyota nor the man behind the wheel of the British luxury car, also surnamed Huang, 38, had been drinking, breathalyzer tests showed.

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