Preliminary Occurrence report of Tamron KAA-0853 Tour Bus at about 114.7 kilometers northbound of Provincial Highway No. 9
On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 12:20 p.m., at about 114.7 kilometers northbound of Provincial Highway No. 9, Suao Township, Yilan County. A Tamron Tourist Bus Co., Ltd., of KAA-0853 tour bus that went downhill and hit the roadside wall on the opposite lane. There were 45 people on board the tour bus, 6 passenger sustained fatalities, and 39 passengers were injured.
After receiving the notification, the Taiwan Transportation Safety Board (TTSB) immediately dispatched the investigator to the scene performing evidence collections, conducting personnel interviews as well as relevant information collect. 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