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Foreign man dies after motorcycle collides with taxi

By Chen Xiaoru (Global Times)

08:23, October 12, 2012

A foreign man was killed in a traffic accident during rush hour Thursday morning at the intersection of Wulumuqi Road South and Hengshan Road in Xuhui district, according to Shanghai Television Station.

The man was riding a motorcycle along Wulumuqi Road South around 7:30 am when he collided with a taxi as it made a left turn onto Wulumuqi Road South from Hengshan Road.

Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene, according to a Shanghai Television Station report.

He was not carrying any identification, according to the police.

Police had not identified the man as of Thursday evening, said Tao Jiong, an officer with Xuhui district police. They did not know if he had run a red light or if he had been drinking before the accident.

A witness who posted a picture of the scene on his microblog said that the man looked young and was wearing a T-shirt and jeans.

"I saw the foreign man lying on the ground as I stepped out of my home. He was not moving and was covered with thick blood below his neck. His motorcycle was leaking fuel everywhere," he told the Global Times.

The witness said that the man's body was lying on the ground about five meters behind the taxi. The front end of the motorcycle was seriously damaged.

The accident disrupted traffic on Hengshan Road in the morning, according to a report on the local news website xinmin.cn.

Another witness said that the man's body was taken away in a hearse.

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