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2 children in intensive care after SUV collision on central Taiwan zebra crossing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three primary-school-age siblings were hit by an SUV on a zebra crossing in Changhua County on Thursday (Feb. 22), two of whom were seriously injured. The siblings, sur...

11-vehicle pileup in northeast Taiwan leaves 16 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An 11-vehicle pileup at an intersection in Dongshan, Yilan County left 16 people injured late Wednesday (Feb. 21) afternoon. A flatbed truck smashed into a car at 5:46 ...

Taiwanese singer unharmed after fiery traffic wreck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese singer Yang Zhe (楊哲) said he was lucky to escape unharmed from a fiery wreck after he was suspected to have swerved to avoid a dog while driving in Tainan on Sun...

3 dead, 4 severely injured on Taiwan's roads on same day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least three people died and multiple people were seriously injured in different traffic accidents on Taiwan’s roads on Monday (Feb. 5). The three deaths occurr...

16-year-old unlicensed motorcyclist dies in collision in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 16-year-old girl died in Chiayi County after colliding with a bus while riding a motorcycle without a license. The high school student was riding to her place of work...

Delivery crash leaves New Taipei road covered in eggs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds of eggs were thrown onto the road in New Taipei’s Xizhi District on Monday afternoon (Jan. 15) when a delivery driver's attention lapsed, causing a cras...

1 dead, 7 injured in New Taipei highway crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One person died and seven were injured after a collision on Taiwan’s National Highway 3 involving one truck and four cars. The crash occurred on a section of the ...

Ambulance driver sentenced for killing motorcyclist after running red light in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An ambulance driver was sentenced to two months in prison, which can be commuted to a fine, for running a red light and killing a motorcyclist who had the green light when...

Van of kindergartners hit by BMW, 15 injured in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A school van carrying kindergartners in Changhua County was struck by a BMW on Tuesday (Nov. 21), and 15 people were sent to the hospital. The accident occurred at 4 p....

President Tsai Ing-wen receives Taiwan paralympic team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) received a local delegation returning from the Hangzhou Asian Para Games on Monday morning (Oct. 30). Tsai thanked the athletes for ...

Truck driver behind 17-vehicle pileup in Taiwan says he was 'dazed'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The driver of a gravel truck that caused a multi-vehicle collision told police that he was distracted and did not notice the stationary vehicles ahead of him in time to av...

Video shows truck start 17-vehicle pileup in northeast Taiwan tunnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One person has died, while 11 others are injured after a multi-vehicle collision on a highway in northeast Taiwan. A 17-vehicle pileup occurred on the northbound lane i...

Tour bus collides with car on Taiwan's Highway 3

UPDATE 08:30 P.M. with investigation focusing on bus driver TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A traffic accident involving a tour bus and a passenger car occurred around 9:40 a.m. on Saturday (Oct. 21) ...

A brief history of Gaza's 75 years of woe

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Gaza is a coastal strip of land that lay on ancient trading and maritime routes along the Mediterranean shore. Held by the Ottoman Empire until 1917, it passed from British to Egypt...

19 injured in Taiwan bus accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One person was taken to intensive care and 18 others were treated in the hospital after two buses collided at a tunnel exit in Yilan County, reports said Wednesday (Oct. 4...