A number of people including the driver of a scooter seen weaving across lanes of traffic were injured, local reports said, after a massive pileup on Taiwan’s Highway 1 on October 5.
Police footage shows the scooter, which are illegal on Taiwan highways, attracting the attention of a patrol car. After police turn on their siren, the scooter moves from lane to lane before appearing to move to the hard shoulder. There, it is hit by vehicles behind it, leading to the pileup.
Police ran from their vehicle back to the scene of the accident but were nearly hit themselves as the pileup ensued.
The footage released by police comes primarily from the patrol car’s camera. They also included dramatic clips from other vehicles involved.
Police were continuing their investigation into the incident, according to reports. Credit: National Highway Police Bureau via Storyful