TAIPEI (Taiwan Information) — Two overseas guests hit by a drunk driver on Taitung County’s Inexperienced Island Tuesday (Feb. 8) night time have been evacuated by a Coast Guard ship to the principle island.
The 2 males, named as residents of Haiti and Indonesia, have been out of hazard after therapy on the Taitung Mackay Memorial Hospital, CNA reported Wednesday (Feb. 9).
At 10:50 p.m. Tuesday, 4 overseas guests had been strolling again after dinner within the route of their mattress and breakfast when a automotive hit them, injuring two of them significantly, based on a police report. One man misplaced consciousness, so after their transfer to a neighborhood clinic, the authorities determined to name within the Coast Guard Administration (CGA).
A patrol boat got down to Inexperienced Island and took each victims at 2 a.m. Wednesday to the port of Fugang on Taiwan’s primary island, from the place they have been transferred to the hospital. Docs discovered head accidents and bone fractures to their legs, however they weren’t in any vital scenario, a hospital spokesman stated.
The motive force concerned within the accident, a Inexperienced Island resident named Hsu (許), fled the scene however later gave himself as much as police. Prosecutors will examine him for drunk driving, inflicting an accident, and abandoning the scene, the report stated.
In line with CNA, overseas nationals could be evacuated from Inexperienced Island by Coast Guard ship for emergency medical care, but when they wish to be moved out by plane, they must pay the invoice themselves.