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Fatal traffic accident in Tai Po
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tai Po yesterday (January 13) afternoon in which a 69-year-old man died.

     At about 6.55pm, a private car driven by a 43-year-old man was travelling along Ting Kok Road towards Tai Mei Tuk, while a bicycle ridden by the 69-year-old man was travelling along a cycle track on Ting Kok Road towards Tai Mei Tuk. When approaching an unnamed road near Yue Kok, the two vehicles reportedly collided.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the 69-year-old man was rushed to Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital in unconscious state where he was certified dead at 8.10pm yesterday.

     The private car 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 North is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3661 3800.
Ends/Sunday, January 14, 2018
Issued at HKT 2:04
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