Preliminary Highway Occurrence Report：The 21 vehicles chased and collided, at about 255 kilometers northbound of Provincial Highway No. 61
On Sunday, February 21, 2021, at 0730 a.m., at about 255 kilometers northbound of Provincial Highway No. 61(23°31'19.0"N 120°11'01.1"E), There were 21 vehicles chased and collided, resulting in a major traffic accident involving 1 driver and 1 passenger sustained fatalities, and 8 passengers were injured.
After receiving the notification, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) immediately dispatched 3 investigators on scene performing evidence collections, conducting personnel interviews as well as collecting relevant information. The TTSB determined 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