A tour bus carrying 19 Chinese tourists and a Taiwanese tour guide plunged off a mountain road into a vineyard in the Hsinyi (
A tour group of 40 people on two buses came from Liaoning and Dalian in China. The accident occurred just before 8pm as the buses were making their way from Tungpu (東埔) Township to Shuili (水里) Township in Nantou County.
The injured were rushed to the Chu Shang Show Chwan Hospital in Nantou. A rescue team was still working at the scene as of press time last night.
The cause of the accident was still unknown, although one of the tourists said the driver seemed to be having trouble with the brakes.
The group arrived in Taiwan last Thursday and was expected to return to China today.
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Chairman Joseph Wu (