TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A tragic train-on-car collision in southern Taiwan on Sunday morning left the car driver dead and 28 trains and 7,180 passengers delayed, according to Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA).
According to a news release issued by the TRA, a southbound Tze-
The car driver was identified by the police as a 31-year-old man surnamed Chen, who was driving alone.
Train traffic in both directions between the two stations was halted due to the fatal accident. Traffic resumed in one direction at 8:06 a.m., according to the TRA.
As of 10:22 a.m., trains were able to pass in both directions through the crossing after the wreckage of the car was removed by a backhoe, the TRA said.
(photo source: Central News Agency)