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Fatal traffic accident at The Peak reclassified as murder

     Police today (December 9) reclassified a traffic accident at The Peak on November 26, in which a 45-year-old man was killed and a 24-year-old man was seriously injured, into a murder case.

     At about 12.45pm on November 26, a private car driven by a 61-year-old man reportedly knocked down the 45-year-old man and the 24-year-old man when it reversed inside a car park at 11 Pollockˇ¦s Path.

     Sustaining serious multiple injuries, the duo was rushed to Queen Mary Hospital where the 45-year-old man was certified dead at 1.50pm.

     After in-depth investigations by Police, suspicion was detected on the case and it was reclassified as murder.

     Police today arrested the 61-year-old driver for 'murder' and 'attempted murder'. He is being detained pending further enquiries.

     Active investigations by District Crime Squad of Central District are underway.
Police Report No. 148
Issued by PPRB

Ends/Friday, December 9, 2011
Issued at HKT 19:38


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