Newspaper article China Post

[Updated] Bong Found in Truck That Killed Freeway Police Officer in Crash

Newspaper article China Post

[Updated] Bong Found in Truck That Killed Freeway Police Officer in Crash

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The police had found a drug-inhaling device in the trailer truck that hit a freeway police patrol car in a fatal accident on Monday.

The police said they were investigating whether the truck driver was driving under the influence when the accident took place.

A freeway police officer was killed and another injured after the truck hit the car on a section of National Freeway No. 3 near Hsinchu on Monday.

The Hsinchu Fire Department said that the two officers were supervising the towing of a van with a flat tire at the 108-kiometer mark on the southbound side of freeway around 10 a.m., when the truck ran into the patrol car from behind and then the van.

The three passengers and the driver of the van were also wounded in the incident.

Forty-three-year-old Officer Chen Chi-rui, who was behind the wheel of the parked patrol car, suffered from severe injuries and later succumbed to his wounds. …

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