A scooter rider from Taiwan is in a coma after triggering a pile-up involving no less than 10 autos on a freeway in New Taipei Metropolis.
Native media experiences that the 43-year-old rider caught the eye of the authorities for using on the massive freeway the place such small scooters are usually not allowed. Dashcam footage taken from a police cruiser reveals officers repeatedly asking the person to drag over, however he refused and might be seen weaving throughout a number of lanes and at one stage attempting to overhaul the police automobile.
For unknown causes, the rider of the scooter immediately swerved to the right-most lane of the freeway and decelerated quickly. He was knocked off the scooter after being hit by a small pickup truck – after which issues escalated rapidly.
Shortly after the cops pulled over and ran to the scene to warn visitors of the incident, a fast-moving twin-trailer truck in the best lane slammed into the rear of a big tour bus, triggering a horrific pile-up. The pressure of the affect despatched the tour bus right into a silver minivan and a vibrant yellow hatchback. The massive truck continued to slip uncontrollably down the highway for a number of hundred toes earlier than coming to a cease.
Footage reveals one of many officers pulling the scooter rider out of the way in which whereas two different officers might be seen leaping over the guardrail to keep away from being hit by the uncontrolled autos. Taiwan News experiences that 4 individuals suffered minor accidents whereas the scooter rider was positioned right into a coma with a ruptured spleen and injury to different organs. A blood check dominated out drunk driving.