NextSharkNextShark.com
Latest Newsletter🍵 No progress seen from Biden AAPI billRead

Article

Chinese Man’s Hit-and-Run Victims Turn Out To Be His Own Wife and Son

    Asian America Daily - in under 5 minutes

    Get our collection of Asian America's most essential stories, to your inbox daily, for free!

    Unsure? Check out our Newsletter Archive

    A man in China was reportedly on his way home in Zibo, Shandong Province when he crashed his van into an electric scooter carrying a woman and a child.

    The intoxicated driver, identified only by his surname Zhang, chose to speed off and leave behind his victims on the night of March 22, not knowing they were his own wife and son.

    According to The Paper (via Shanghaiist), he would learn of the details of the crime later that night after the local authorities arrested him at his home and told him that the scooter he hit was carrying his loved ones.

    The victims were rushed to a hospital only after some nearby residents who heard about the accident summoned an ambulance. Unfortunately, the young boy died at the hospital while the woman remains in critical condition while in intensive care as of this writing.

    Upon questioning, Zhang told the police that he had earlier spent the evening with his wife and son at a relative’s home where they ate dinner together. After having a bit to drink, he drove home in his van, while his wife and son rode an electric scooter.

    On his drive home, Zhang crashed into that scooter. Not realizing that it was the same vehicle that his wife and son took, he drove away from the scene in a panic.

    Feature image via The Paper

     

    Support our Journalism with a Contribution

    Many people might not know this, but despite our large and loyal following which we are immensely grateful for, NextShark is still a small bootstrapped startup that runs on no outside funding or loans.

    Everything you see today is built on the backs of warriors who have sacrificed opportunities to help give Asians all over the world a bigger voice.

    However, we still face many trials and tribulations in our industry, from figuring out the most sustainable business model for independent media companies to facing the current COVID-19 pandemic decimating advertising revenues across the board.

    We hope you consider making a contribution so we can continue to provide you with quality content that informs, educates and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way.  Thank you for everyone's support. We love you all and can't appreciate you guys enough.

    Support NextShark

    Mastercard, Visa, Amex, Discover, Paypal