Mon, Feb 22, 2010
The China Post/Asia News Network
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A Taipei bus driver who passed out due to illness yesterday crashed his bus into an advertising billboard, but luckily no passenger on board was injured, local media reported yesterday.
According to the police, a Shinshin Bus driver, surnamed Lai, suddenly became unconscious due to sickness on the way from Xindian City to Junghe City and the bus, with around a dozen of passengers on board, therefore collided with the advertising space on Jingping Road in Junghe City, Taipei County.
The driver was rushed to Xindian Tzuchi Hospital after the incident. Although he was once in a dangerous condition, he turned stable later and was transferred to Intensive Care Unit for medical care, the hospital added.