Truck owner behind Taiwan railway crash apologises, death toll revised down to 48 – ABC News

Comment by tonytran2015: Shouldn’t there be more safety separation along the rails at point of possible disaster ?

… An investigation is underway as to how Lee Yi-Hsiang’s vehicle slid down onto the tracks on Friday from a nearby construction site on the mountainous coast of eastern Hualien county.

The truck was hit by a passenger train carrying 494 people, which derailed just before entering a tunnel, crushing many passengers inside the mangled train carriages…

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