Indonesian student killed, one other injured in traffic accident

11/28/2020 04:44 PM
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Photo courtesy of Renwu police precinct
Photo courtesy of Renwu police precinct

Kaohsiung, Nov. 28 (CNA) One Indonesian exchange student was killed and his passenger was injured in a scooter accident that occurred early Saturday morning in Kaohsiung, according to the city's police department.

The 22-year old rider, identified as Mohammad, was found with no signs of life when officers arrived on the scene after an emergency call was received at 5:45 a.m., the Renwu police precinct said.

The passenger, who was his Indonesian classmate identified as Seybett, suffered bone fractures and was immediately rushed to a local hospital for treatment, police said.

Based on video footage taken from nearby CCTV street cameras, Mohammad and his passenger both fell from the bike after it crashed into a road divider on Zhongzheng Road in Niaosong District.

The cause of the accident was under investigation, according to police.

(By Hung Hsueh-kuang and Ko Lin)

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