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Video shows grandma brush off crash in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Wednesday (Sept. 1) showing an elderly woman hopping back on her scooter moments after being involved in a dramatic traffic accident in western Taiwan. ...

Video shows pair narrowly escape injury from flying tire in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video released on Sunday (Aug. 29) shows a pair on a scooter manage to stay on their feet after being struck with a flying tire. At 1:53 p.m. on Sunday afternoon at the...

Salvadoran woman killed by cement mixer on Tainan street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Salvadoran woman was fatally struck by a concrete mixer while riding her scooter in Tainan Friday (May 7), and some are questioning the lack of local media coverage unti...

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. ...

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...

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...

Hero volunteer who tended victims of bus accident fights for life after scooter crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female student surnamed Chu (朱), who had just passed her exams to study at a university nursing department, was herself involved in a scooter crash after tending to vict...

Video shows helmet-less joy rider ram into pillar in Nantou, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dashcam video has surfaced today on Taiwanese social media showing a helmet-less joyrider on a scooter casually chatting with his buddy before suddenly colliding with a concret...

Taiwan woman given 3 years 6 months after daughter dies in drunk-driving incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman from Taitung (台東) was sentenced to three years and six months in prison on Monday following the death of her 14-year-old daughter due to a drunk-driving incident. ...

Young couple killed by Mercedes driving wrong way in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A young couple perished yesterday when a Mercedes Benz going the wrong way smashed into the scooter they were riding in Taichung city on May 15, just 10 days shy of the woman&#...

American English teacher dies after scooter crash in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 71-year-old American English cram school teacher died on Monday (April 16) after suffering severe head trauma when he collided with a scooter driver who had run a red light o...

Removal of left turn boxes for scooters led to 40% fewer accidents in Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A trial carried out in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City to remove the use of left turn boxes by scooters and instead allow them to directly make left turns has resulted in fe...

Video shows female scooter driver torn in half by truck in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced on Facebook showing a female scooter driver in Kaohsiung suddenly and mercilessly ripped in half by the massive tires of heavy flatbed truck which plowed rig...

Chiayi City Mayor rushes to aid of another accident victim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Chiayi Mayor and former physician Twu Shiing-jer (涂醒哲) posted an image of him tending to a female scooter crash victim on Oct. 20, some netizens criticized it as a politi...