The Preliminary Occurrence Report of Fu-Chin Tour Bus Co., Ltd. 365-V7 at the Yangmingshan
About 12:06 p.m., on Sunday, June 28, 2020, a rear-end collision occurred (near Yangmingshan) at the intersection of Sec. 1, Hushan Rd. and Shengli St., Beitou Dist., Taipei City, Taiwan. The impact between a tour bus (vehicle 1) and a passenger bus (vehicle 2) on the downhill section, which constitute a major highway occurrence. The tour bus, which is rent for business/tour, operated by Fu-Chin Tour Bus Co., Ltd., was traveling downhill at Sec. 1, Hushan Rd., collided into the passenger bus, which is a local bus operated by San Chung Bus Co., Ltd..
There was a total of 24 injuries and were sent to hospital. There were 22 minor injuries, including the driver from the tour bus. There were 2 minor injuries from the passenger bus.
After receiving the notification, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) immediately dispatched 4 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