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Tour Bus Crashes in Taiwan; 32 Killed, 12 Injured

Tour Bus Crashes in Taiwan; 32 Killed, 12 Injured

A tour bus flipped on its side and crashed into a road barrier near Taipei, Taiwan, on the night of February 13. Among the 44 people aboard, 32 people lost their lives while the others sustained injuries of various intensities. The cause of crash is being investigated. The bus was operated by Tieh Lien Hua Travel Agency.

Tour Bus Rear Ends Coach in Taiwan; 31 Injured

Tour Bus Rear Ends Coach in Taiwan; 31 Injured

A tour bus slammed into the back of an empty coach on Freeway No. 3, Lantan Tunnel, Chiayi County, Taiwan, on November 6th. At least 31 people suffered injuries of varying intensities in the crash. The injured were taken to hospital.

Falling Rock Hits Tour Bus in Taiwan; 1 Killed, 3 Injured

Falling Rock Hits Tour Bus in Taiwan; 1 Killed, 3 Injured

A falling rock hit a bus travelling on the Central Cross-Island Highway in Taiwan, on August 1. The accident happened at the 170.1-kilometer mark when the tour bus was transporting 35 people. A 47-year-old woman was killed in the accident while 3 other people, including two men and a woman, were injured. The injured were taken to hospital.

26 Killed as Tour Bus Catches Fire in Taiwan

26 Killed as Tour Bus Catches Fire in Taiwan

A tour bus caught fire while travelling on the No. 2 national highway in Taoyuan county, Taiwan, on July 19th. The accident happened when the bus was carrying 26 people, including 24 visitors from Liaoning province of China. All 26 people aboard were killed in the accident. The cause of fire is being investigated.

1 Killed, 26 Injured in Taiwan Bus-Truck Collision

1 Killed, 26 Injured in Taiwan Bus-Truck Collision

A bus collided with a gravel truck and flipped onto its side on the No. 1 freeway, between Touwu and Miaoli, in Miaoli County, Taiwan, on April 25th. The accident happened when the bus was transporting Chinese tourists to the National Palace Museum in Taipei. The bus driver was killed in the accident while 26 people, including 25 passengers [...]

Truck-Bus Collision in Kaohsiung killed 1, Injured 18

Truck-Bus Collision in Kaohsiung killed 1, Injured 18

An empty tank truck collided head-on with a passenger bus in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on August 11. The accident happened when the bus was carrying workers of the state-run oil company CPC Corp., Taiwan while the tanker was going to Taiwan VCM Corp. in Linyuan District, Kaohsiung, to transport vinyl chloride monomer. According to police, the [...]

Atleast 25 Dead, 270 Injured as Gas Leak Triggered Multiple Explosions in Taiwan

Atleast 25 Dead, 270 Injured as Gas Leak Triggered Multiple Explosions in Taiwan

Multiple explosions in Kaohsiung city of south-western Taiwan, killed atleast 25 people while injuring more than 270 others, late on July 31. According to the local fire agency, the explosions occurred due to gas leak in city’s sewerage system. The series of explosions, which started around 9 p.m., occurred on various streets, making the [...]

Recall: Bollinger Fitness Recalls Resistance Bands Due to Injury Hazard

Recall: Bollinger Fitness Recalls Resistance Bands Due to Injury Hazard

Recall date: JULY 15, 2014 Recall number: 14-230 Recall Summary Name of product: Fitness resistance bands with door anchor attachment Hazard: A black plastic ball attached to the resistance band’s door anchor can unexpectedly release and strike the user, posing an injury hazard to consumers. Remedy: Replace Consumer [...]

#Recall: Hitachi Koki Recalls Pneumatic Nailers

#Recall: Hitachi Koki Recalls Pneumatic Nailers

Hitachi Koki Recalls Pneumatic Nailers Due to Injury Hazards Recall date: JUNE 12, 2014 Recall number: 14-205 Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of product: Hitachi Koki Pneumatic Nailer Hazard: The [...]

Collision Between Two Tour Buses Injures Seven Chinese in Taiwan

Collision Between Two Tour Buses Injures Seven Chinese in Taiwan

Two tourist buses collided near the Alishan National Scenic Area of Central Taiwan on Friday, April 18 2014 at 4:24 p.m. Authorities confirmed that a nine seater mini bus was carrying Chinese tourists when it collided with a big tour bus having Cambodian tourists onboard. Seven Chinese tourists, including four men and three women, received [...]

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