A 39-year-old Filipina motorcyclist was arrested by police in Pingtung, Taiwan, after she allegedly collided with another motorcyclist and then fled the scene of the accident.
At around 6:30am on December 14, officers from Donggang Precinct of the Pingtung County Police Bureau received report of a traffic accident at the intersection between Bo’ai Street and Chaolong Road, The Real Daily reported.
An Indonesian female motorcyclist had been knocked from her motorcycle by another motorcycle ridden by a woman carrying a male passenger.
Preliminary police investigation found that after the collision, the pair assisted the injured woman to the side of the road, and recovered her motorcycle, placing it next to her. Then, instead of calling the police, they allegedly fled the scene.
The injured woman was sent by police to Fooyin University Hospital, where she was diagnosed with broken bones in her left hand.
Using CCTV footage, the police managed to identify and locate the rider of the other motorcycle, who was a Filipina. When questioned, she admitted to officers that she was too afraid and did not know what to do after the incident, according to a report by ettoday.net.
Officers arrested the Filipina in relation to a hit-and-run accident which resulted in injuries to the Indonesian woman.