The Preliminary Occurrence Report of Long Ma Cheng Motors Company’s 268-7F taxi at the Taichung Port Area
On July15, 2020 at around 0005 AM, an accident occurred in the Taichung Port Area, a taxi of Long Ma Cheng Motors Co., Ltd. fell into the sea. There were 5 people in the car, of which one passenger escaped by himself and asked the Taichung Port's officer to call 119 for help, while the remaining 3 passengers and the taxi driver died. A total of 4 persons died in this highway occurrence.
After receiving the notification, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) immediately dispatched 5 investigators to the scene performing evidence collections, conducting personnel interviews as well as collecting relevant information. The TTSB identified that this event was a highway occurrence following the Transportation Occurrence Investigation Act. The Investigator-In-Charge was assigned and an investigation team was launched to conduct the investigation.
Further information and progress of investigation for the case will be published on TTSB website.
Vivi Yang, Executive Officer