10 Taiwanese visitors injured in Seoul bus crash

SEOUL, South Korea - Ten Taiwanese tourists were injured in a traffic accident in Seoul, South Korea on Saturday, with one sustaining a serious head injury, according to the Tourism Bureau.

10 Taiwanese visitors injured in Seoul bus crash

SEOUL, South Korea – Ten Taiwanese tourists were injured in a traffic accident in Seoul, South Korea on Saturday, with one sustaining a serious head injury, according to the Tourism Bureau.

A 10-year-old boy, identified as Tseng Hua-ta, was seriously injured in the incident and he is currently receiving treatment at a hospital intensive care unit, the bureau said.

Nine other tourists sustained minor injuries, with six having returned to a hotel after receiving treatment at various hospitals, the bureau said.

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The remaining three will stay in hospital for observation, the bureau added.

The 25-member tour group, organized by Taipei-based Gloria Travel Service, departed for South Korea on Dec. 12 and they are scheduled to return on Dec. 16.

The group leader is dealing with matters related with the crash. Tourism Bureau officials said the incident took place at around noon when the tour bus the group was riding collided with another vehicle, citing initial reports from Seoul.

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