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Taiwan UBA basketball star, girlfriend die after making left turn on scooter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A star basketball player from the UBA (University Basketball Association) and his girlfriend perished in a car accident on Sunday (Dec. 20) in southern Taiwan. On Sunda...

Indonesian student dies in Taiwan scooter accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A student from Indonesia was killed and another injured when their scooter suddenly veered to the left and hit the median on a Kaohsiung road, reports said Saturday (Nov. ...

Taiwan teen woken from 62-day coma by words 'chicken fillet'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young man who had been badly injured from a traffic accident and had been in a coma for 62 days suddenly became conscious when he heard his brother mention his favorite ...

Taiwanese man in coma after falling on passing scooter from 5th floor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man living in New Taipei City on Monday (Nov. 2) suffered serious injuries after he fell from the fifth floor of his apartment building and landed on top of a passing sc...

Former Taiwanese child actress killed when scooter struck from behind by van

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former child actor was killed earlier this month when the scooter she was riding was struck from behind by a van. Earlier this month, Tsai Ya-chen (蔡亞臻), 37, who went...

Police station in Paris suburbs attacked with fireworks

Some 40 unidentified people tried to storm a police station about 15 km (nine miles) southeast of central Paris on Saturday evening, police officials said. Armed with metal bars and fireworks, the a...

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...

Spanish woman killed by truck in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Spanish woman motorcyclist died after a truck hit her on a road in south Taiwan’s Pingtung County on Friday (Sept. 5) evening. The accident happened around 8 p....

Man, 30, becomes 3rd Revel scooter fatality in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — A 30-year-old man injured in a Revel scooter accident three days before the company suspended its New York City operations last month has died of his injuries, police said Friday. ...

Kaohsiung grandma sells fish balls to cover comatose grandson's medical bills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 76-year-old woman surnamed Chen (陳) in Kaohsiung is selling fish balls to try to help cover her grandson's medical bills, after he suffered a scooter accident and has bee...

New Taipei police officer killed in high-speed scooter chase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 31-year-old New Taipei police officer perished on Wednesday (Aug. 28), after a suspect he was pursuing deliberately clipped his scooter at an intersection in Keelung. Whil...

Death of British YouTuber raises fears over e-scooter safety

LONDON (AP) — The death of a British YouTuber in an electric scooter accident has raised concerns about the safety of the increasingly popular vehicles. Emily Hartridge, who presente...

Female motorcyclist dies after hitting water buffalo on highway in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female motorcyclist died after hitting a water buffalo on a highway in Donghe Township in Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung on Sunday night (June 16), Central New...

Man killed in electric scooter accident in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Paris police say a man on an electric scooter has died after being hit by a van in Paris on Monday night. It was the first deadly accident in the French capital after ma...

Scooter driver dies on birthday after being electrocuted by power line in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A young man perished on his birthday early Tuesday morning (May 21) after he was electrocuted by a downed power line during the heavy rains seen in western Taiwan on Monday (Ma...