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Fatal traffic accident in Ngau Tau Kok
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Ngau Tau Kok yesterday (May 8) in which a 76-year-old woman died.

     At about 3.50pm, a public light bus driven by a 54-year-old man was travelling along Ngau Tau Kok Road westbound. When turning left to Fuk To Street, it reportedly knocked down a 76-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining head injuries, the woman was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 8.44pm.

     The driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm after the accident. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries and is required to report back to Police in mid-May.

     Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, Kowloon East is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 2305 7500.

Ends/Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:43
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