Taipei- One female migrant worker from Vietnam was killed and another was injured when they were hit by a truck in Nantou County while riding an electric scooter Monday, according to local police.
The accident occurred when their scooter collided with a truck on a road in Caotun Township, police said, but they did not provide details about the exact circumstances of the collision or who may have been at fault.
The 23-year-old worker who was driving the electric bike was fatally hit on the head, while the 22-year-old sitting on the back of the bike sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.
The two women were rushed to a hospital after the accident occurred, but the 23-year-old migrant worker was pronounced dead when was seen by doctors.
An initial investigation found that the two Vietnamese women worked at a local electronics company and were out shopping on their day off, police said.
Investigators have seized the truck's dashboard camera to better determine the cause of the accident.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel