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American college student fatally hit by truck in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The young man who was fatally hit by a truck on Sunday evening (June 25) has been identified as an American college student who was spending his summer vacation in Taiwan....

Mother struck, 3-year-old girl killed by pregnant driver at south Taiwan crossing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A three-year-old girl died on Monday (May 8) after she and her mother were struck by an SUV driven by a pregnant woman as they walked across a pedestrian crossing in Taina...

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...

Switzerland warns of 'unpredictable, aggressive behavior' of Taiwan drivers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese lawmaker on Wednesday (June 4) shared a quote from Switzerland's foreign ministry warning about the dangers of Taiwan's motorists to argue for better e...

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...

Bus driver kowtows to family of pedestrians killed in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The bus driver allegedly responsible for striking a family of three, killing the mother and child, on Wednesday (Dec. 28) went to the hospital to kowtow and apologize to t...

Iraqi man's Taiwanese wife, child fatally struck by bus at zebra crossing in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As an Iraqi teacher, his wife, and their infant son were walking across a crosswalk in Taichung City on Tuesday night (Dec. 27), they were suddenly struck by a bus, inflic...

Singaporean man fatally hit by drunk Porsche driver on Taipei street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While crossing a street on a section of road not allowed for pedestrian crossings in Taipei on Tuesday night (Nov. 1), a Singaporean man was fatally struck by a Porsche SU...

Taipei man dies after being struck by 4 cars in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei man died early Sunday morning (May 2) after he was struck by four cars while trying to cross a street in Wanhua District. At 3 a.m. on Sunday, a 41-year-old ma...

Taiwanese pedestrians should walk toward traffic: professor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Research by a Taiwanese professor is reinforcing the government's policy of encouraging pedestrians to face traffic while walking down the street. According to rese...

Pedestrian fatally struck by TRA train in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a train this morning (July 18) while attempting to cross the tracks in southern Taiwan, leading to major delays affecting over 5,000 passe...

SUV sends boy flying 100 meters to his death in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 12-year-old boy was hit with such force by an SUV trying to beat a red light in eastern Taiwan that he was sent flying 100 meters, taking the young student's life. At ...