The Preliminary Occurrence Report of Ja La Da Express Co., Ltd. 279-VV at the National Highway No. 3
On Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 08:30 a.m., at about 12.3 kilometers south of National Highway No. 3, a tour bus of Ja La Da Express Co., Ltd. chased and collided with a freeway-schedule bus of Capital Bus Co., Ltd. in front of it, which caused the freeway-scheduled bus to chased and collided with a small passenger car and a small truck.
There were 45 people on board the tour bus, 1 passenger died and 16 passengers were injured. 2 out of the 18 passengers on the freeway-scheduled bus were injured. And the small truck driver was also injured. A total of 1 person died and 19 people were injured in this occurrence.
After receiving the notification, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) immediately dispatched 8 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