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Undocumented migrants involved in hit-and-run traffic collision

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An undocumented Vietnamese migrant worker with five other undocumented migrants in his car is suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run that occurred on Thursday (June ...

Video shows bat-wielding man chased by car in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos surfaced on Wednesday (April 6) showing a man swinging a bat at a car only to be chased by the vehicle, which was driven by a man he accused of dating his girlfrien...

Passerby saves drunk Tesla driver just before car engulfed by flames in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A drunk driver was pulled from his car by a bystander just moments before it was fully engulfed by flames in New Taipei City on Monday morning (March 28). According to ...

Worker dies after Tesla on autopilot collides with repair truck in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Tesla on autopilot collided with a maintenance vehicle on a highway in Taoyuan moments before a worker responding to the accident was fatally struck by a BMW. At 9:51...

Tenant confesses to starting Taichung fire after landlady refuses request to raise goats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The investigation into the cause of the deadly building fire in Taichung took a bizarre twist on Monday (March 7) after a tenant confessed that he had set the building abl...

Cyclist fined NT$2,400 in New Taipei for refusing sobriety test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those who ride a bike under the influence of alcohol are subject to a fine of between NT$600 (US$21.60) and NT$1,200 if their blood-alcohol level exceeds the legal limit, ...

Student sets home on fire to avoid going to school in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Firefighters had to rescue a husband and wife from their home after their son set it on fire in an angry fit over going to school. At 7:41 a.m. on Monday morning (Dec. ...

Suspected drunk driver flees accident in New Taipei, rolls car shortly afterwards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A suspected drunk driver was referred to authorities on suspicion of committing offenses against public safety on Tuesday (Dec. 7) after she fled the scene of a collision ...

Drunk driver bites off police officer's thumb in east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an intoxicated rage, an elderly man bit off part of a police officer's thumb on Monday evening (Nov. 15), necessitating surgery to reattach the severed digit. On...

New Taipei teen sets fire to apartment, locks family on balcony over video games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A teenager on Monday (Sept. 27) allegedly set his apartment on fire and locked his family out on the balcony after arguing with his parents over the amount of time he spen...

Taiwanese man hits woman with sports car, flips off reporters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taoyuan man was detained after speeding through a red light in a sports car and colliding with a woman on a scooter Saturday (Aug. 14), causing her to suffer serious inj...

Motorcyclist arrested after going 300 kph on Taiwan highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police detained a man in Taichung Friday (July 23) and impounded his Ducati motorbike after he posted footage of himself reaching a speed of 300 kilometers per hour on a h...

Woman in car fleeing police checkpoint in New Taipei shot dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei police fired two shots at a sedan fleeing a random checkpoint in Xinzhuang District on Sunday night (April 25), killing one of the two women in the car, CNA rep...

Taiwan judo athlete facing charges for DUI crash that killed one

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yang Yu-jie (楊宇潔), a reserve athlete on Taiwan's national judo team, is facing charges after she crashed her SUV on a highway in Taitung County Tuesday (March 16), kil...

Video shows rogue scooter rider cause 10 car pile-up on Taiwan freeway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reckless driving by a man illegally riding a scooter on a freeway in New Taipei City Monday (Oct. 5) led to multiple collisions involving at least 10 vehicles. A 10-veh...