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Fatal traffic accident in Sau Mau Ping
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Sau Mau Ping this morning (November 3), in which an 81-year-old woman died.

     At about 5.50am, a taxi driven by a 68-year-old man was travelling along Hong Ning Road southbound. When approaching Chun Wah Road, it reportedly knocked down the 81-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the woman was rushed to United Christian Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 6.19am.

     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, Kowloon East is underway.

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

Ends/Friday, November 3, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:24
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