In the office of the president of Taiwan hit by a truck

In the office of the president of Taiwan hit by a truck


In the administration building Taiwan’s president on Saturday morning, January 25, crashed into a 35-ton truck, according to Agence France-Presse citing local authorities.

Truck struck a fence and a special bulletproof screen, drove a few flight of stairs and only stopped right at the entrance to the building.

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou at the time of the accident was not in the office – he attends an official visit to one of the African countries. In this presidential spokesman reported that Ma Ying-jeou made aware of the incident. In connection with the incident introduced enhanced security measures, said the head of the presidential press service has not specified other details.

Truck driver in a collision with a building injured and hospitalized. It is reported that the name of this man Chang, before he had come to the attention of the police. However, no other details, including possible motives of a truck driver, law enforcement authorities in Taiwan has not officially disclosed.

Unofficial sources in the police, in turn, said that Chang, according to preliminary version, specially sent a truck to the building of the presidential administration. Answer questions investigators Chang, according to them, has so far refused.