Fatal traffic accident in Tsing Yi

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Fatal traffic accident in Tsing Yi

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     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tsing Yi on February 16 night in which a 72-year-old man died.

     At 7.06pm, a taxi driven by a 79-year-old man was travelling along Container Port Road towards Kowloon. Upon reaching Kwai Fung Crescent, the taxi reportedly knocked down the 72-year-old male pedestrian who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining head, hands and waist injuries, the 72-year-old man was rushed to Princess Margaret Hospital in conscious state and was certified dead at 12.18pm yesterday (February 19).

     The taxi driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and is being detained for further enquiries.

     Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, New Territories South is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 1348 or 3661 1446.
     

Ends/Saturday, February 20, 2021
Issued at HKT 23:38

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