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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 bikers found dead day after collision with taxi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two men on a motorbike were found dead in a canal the day after they collided with a taxi, reports said Saturday (May 1). The accident happened around 10:53 p.m. Friday...

Wandering cops shuffle departments, abusing citizens

St. Louis (AP) — Timothy Loehmann wanted to be a police officer like his father. He got a job in Independence, Ohio, but it didn’t go well. His supervisors allowed him to quit after he suffered a “dan...

Afghan official says buses crash head-on, killing 7 people

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two buses crashed head-on near Kabul, killing at least seven people and injuring more than 70, an Afghan official said Tuesday. The traffic accident took pl...

Afghan officials say 14 killed in a traffic accident

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A traffic accident in Afghanistan's southern Zabul province killed at least 14 civilians on the highway between Kandahar and the capital Kabul, Afghan officials said. ...

Deliverywoman killed by truck right after handing driver drink in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman was fatally hit by a truck shortly after she delivered a beverage to the vehicle's driver on a street in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung. According to the Q...

Fatal derailment to disrupt rail traffic on Taiwan's east coast for 7 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The train track in Hualien County where at least 50 people died in a derailment Friday morning (April 2) will take seven days to repair, according to officials. The cr...

Taiwan family loses four members in two fatal road accidents a month apart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two people who died in a burning car on the coastal highway Saturday (March 20) were relatives of a family involved in another fatal crash last month, according to media r...

Taiwan flight attendant couple caught breaking quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two flight attendants for Taiwan's China Airlines were caught violating quarantine after returning to the country from work in late February. On Friday (March 19), ...

Taiwan cops praised for attempted cat rescue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three police officers were highly praised on social media for rushing to the rescue of a mortally wounded cat after a traffic accident on a street in New Taipei City&rsquo...

20-vehicle crash on Taiwan highway caused by heavy fog: Police

A highway traffic accident involving 20 vehicles on Sunday morning that caused two deaths and injured eight others was caused by heavy fog in the area, according to police. The fatal accident occur...

Chiefs' Reid: 'My heart bleeds' for those in son's car crash

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Sunday night that his “heart bleeds” for those injured in a car crash involving his son, assistant coach Britt Reid, that left two children with injuries and on...

Red Cross: 32 killed in motor accident in remote Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Red Cross in Uganda says 32 bodies have been recovered from the scene of a traffic accident involving five vehicles. The crash happened Tuesday night in a ...

Chaos as snow hits Japanese highway, 134 cars in crashes; one dead

At least 134 cars were involved in a series of crashes in Japan on Tuesday (Jan. 19) when a snowstorm struck a stretch of highway and one person was killed and a dozen hurt in the chaos. The crashe...

Scooter crashes into light rail tram in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A scooter crashed into a tram in Kaohsiung at 9 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 13), just 29 hours after new sections of the circular light rail line opened to the public. The two...