Taiwanese driver sued for ramming van into presidential office
TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan's presidential office has filed a lawsuit against the man who rammed a truck into the tightly guarded premises in an attempted suicide attack, officials said on Thursday.
Chang Teh-cheng, 41, drove a 35-tonne truck through several sets of barricades last month.
At high speed, the vehicle ascended a set of steps before being stopped by a bullet-proof screen and becoming stuck in the gate leading to the office's main building.
He was severely injured but no one else was hurt in the attack, the worst of its type on the building.