3 Taiwanese tourists badly injured in Cambodia traffic accident

Eight Taiwanese tourists were injured, including three seriously, in a traffic accident in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Thursday, a local travel agency said.

The injured are being treated at a Phnom Penh hospital.

Lion Travel said the bus carrying the 11-member Taiwan tour group was traveling from Angkor Wat to Phnom Penh when the accident took place at 11:30 a.m.

The bus skidded and overturned after trying to avoid a motorcyclist who was apparently driving the wrong way.

The injured included the tour group leader, surnamed Wang, who suffered minor bruises.

The group left Taiwan for Cambodia on Nov. 7 for a five-day tour. All except the seriously injured will return as scheduled on Friday.

Arrangements for the treatment and return of the hospitalized Taiwanese tourists are being made, Lion Travel said.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

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