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Internet celebrity's tour bus collides with truck in central Taiwan, injuring 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tour bus chartered by internet celebrity “Fat Uncle” (肥大叔) collided with a truck in Taichung’s Dajia District, causing the truck to overturn and sendin...

Driver pulls bus to Taichung roadside before dying from heart attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite suffering a heart attack, the driver of an intercity bus was able to safely pull the vehicle to the side of a highway before passing out. Kuo-Kuang bus driver H...

Tour bus flips over in northeast Taiwan, killing 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tour bus flipped over as it came down from Yilan’s Taiping Mountain on Sunday (Nov. 5) afternoon. The bus, driven by a 48-year-old man surnamed Kuo (郭), was tra...

Taiwanese tourist dies in bus accident in China’s Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One Taiwanese tourist died, one was in a coma, and two suffered broken bones in a bus accident in the Chinese region of Xinjiang, the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) sai...

Bus driver arrested for negligent death in Taiwan Highway 3 accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The driver of a tour bus that collided with a passenger car on Highway 3 on Saturday (Oct. 21) was arrested for the negligent death of four people who died in the incident...

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) ...

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...

Photo of the Day: 'Traffic sandwich' spotted in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a "traffic sandwich" — with two cars serving as the filling while the buses made for the buns on either side — quickly went viral on Th...

Taiwan bus driver gets 16 months jail sentence for fatal zebra crossing accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bus driver was sentenced to one year and four months in prison for the death of the wife and child of an Iraqi man at a zebra crossing in Taichung City in December, repo...

Australia bus accident kills 10, police looking for trapped passengers

SYDNEY, June 12 (Reuters) - At least 10 people died and 25 were injured after a chartered bus carrying wedding guests rolled off a ramp at a roundabout in the Hunter region in Australia's New Sout...

34 Taiwanese injured in traffic accident on South Korea’s Jeju Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of 34 Taiwanese tourists ended up in the hospital after a truck ran a red light and hit their bus on the South Korean resort island of Jeju, reports said Thursday ...

Jacklyn Zeman, longtime 'General Hospital' cast member who played nurse Bobbie Spencer, dies at 70

Jacklyn Zeman, who became one of the most recognizable actors on daytime television during 45 years of playing nurse Bobbie Spencer on ABC’s “General Hospital,” has died. She was 70. Zem...

East Taiwan coach bus falls off bridge after car crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An accident in Fengbin, Hualien County, involving a coach bus and a car on Saturday morning (April 8) resulted in the bus falling off a bridge into the creek below. CNA...

Bus driver indicted for killing family on crosswalk in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors have indicted the bus driver that struck a family of three at a pedestrian crossing late last year with negligent homicide (過失致死罪). On Dec. 27, 2022, a fami...

Family of pedestrians killed by bus criticizes Taiwan's transit authorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The brother of an Iraqi man whose wife and son were fatally struck on Tuesday (Dec. 27) issued a 5-point statement on Thursday (Dec. 29) condemning Taiwan's transporta...