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Fatal traffic accident in North Point

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in North Point this afternoon (October 9) in which a woman aged about 60 to 70 died.

     At about 4.20pm, a medium goods vehicle (MGV) driven by a 31-year-old man was travelling along eastbound Electric Road. When reaching near the junction with Merlin Street, it reportedly knocked down the woman who was crossing the road.

     The woman sustained serious injuries to her head and abdomen and was later certified dead at scene.
     The MGV driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and is being detained pending further enquiries.

     Investigations by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, Hong Kong Island are underway.

     Anyone who saw the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3106 8800 or 3106 8848.

Add Police report no. 196

Ends/Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Issued at HKT 20:35


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