SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharing

image copyrightReuters

Prosecutors in Taiwan want to arrest a construction site manager whose lorry is suspected of causing a train crash in which at least 50 people died.

The train hit the lorry when it slid onto the tracks from the site, trapping hundreds in the wreckage for hours.

The train, travelling from the capital Taipei to Taitung, was packed with people travelling to celebrate Taiwan’s Tomb Sweeping holiday.

Friday’s accident is the island’s worst railway disaster in decades.

It happened as the train was passing through a tunnel just north of Hualien. Rescuers combed badly damaged

Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution