TRA train collides with car in central Taiwan

Level crossing malfunction triggers accident, TRA apologizes for accusing woman of breaking law

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/11/25
By: Ching-Tse Cheng, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TRA train collides with silver sedan, Nov. 22. (CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) train collided with a small silver sedan in Taichung City Friday evening (Nov. 22), and while the TRA claimed that the driver had caused the accident by ignoring traffic regulations, dash cam footage suggests otherwise.

The accident occurred at a level crossing between Xinwuri and Chenggong TRA stations in Taichung. Moments after the collision, the TRA published a post on its official Facebook page and accused the woman, surnamed Lin (林), of running a traffic light, leading thousands of web users to bash Lin for her misbehavior.    [FULL  STORY]

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