The Preliminary Occurrence report of Gaotong Tourist Bus Co., Ltd. 568-TT at the Renai Township, Nantou County
On Monday, November 30, 2020, at 12:36 p.m., at about 1.5 kilometers of the Da'an Road to the Aowanda Forest Recreation Area, Renai Township, Nantou County. A Gaotong Tourist Bus Co., Ltd., of 568-TT medium-sized tour bus that went downhill and overturned at a bend on the external link road of the Aowanda Forest Recreation Area. There were 21 people on board the tour bus, 1 passenger sustained fatalities and 20 passengers were injured.
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 the investigation for the case will be published on the TTSB website.
Vivi Yang, Executive Officer