Keelung City bus crash injures 14 people (update)

Taipei,  A Keelung City bus crashed on Tuesday, injuring 14 people and damaging rows of scooters and other vehicles in the process, according to the city’s Fire Department.

The incident took place at 5:46 p.m., when the bus suddenly veered to the opposite side of the road on a curve on Feng-Jen Street, the department said.

Among the six men and eight women injured, no one was reported in critical condition.

Based on the results of a breathalyzer test, police said the 58-year-old driver, surnamed Wu (吳), was found to be sober at the time of the accident.

According to the head of the Keelung City Bus Management Office, Chen Hsin-pei (陳新埤), Wu’s work performance has always been normal, and that health-wise, he has shown no prior anomalies.

Chen said the office will review video footage from the vehicle’s dash cam to understand how the accident happened.

 

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

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