On the morning of April 2nd, the No. 408 Taroko Express collided with a construction vehicle that slid onto the tracks as it was entering a tunnel in Hualien County. The train carried 496 passengers. 50 people were confirmed dead, including 4 TRA staff members. The whole country mourns for this incident. President Tsai Ing-wen also visited the crash site, offering support and condolences to the victims and their family members at hospitals and funeral homes.