The China Post
Date: July 19, 2017
By: The China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Four people are dead and nine are injured after a smashup today involving a cement truck on the main road up to Yangmingshan, according to the Taipei Fire Department.
The cement truck failed to stop as it approached an intersection on Yangde Boulevard (仰德大道) in Shilin District, smashing into eight cars and running into a house as well as two more parked cars.
The truck’s driver has said that his vehicle’s brakes failed.
The accident occurred around 8:16 a.m. Twelve ambulances were dispatched to the scene, where emergency responders found three men dead, one woman without vital signs and nine more people injured.
The woman subsequently died. [FULL STORY]