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Fatal traffic accident in Happy Valley

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Happy Valley this afternoon (September 11) in which a 59-year-old man was killed.

     At about 12.37pm, a public light bus (PLB) driven by a 45-year-old man was travelling along northbound Blue Pool Road. On reaching near Tsoi Tak Street, the PLB reportedly knocked down the 59-year-old man who was crossing the road.

     The man sustained serious head injury and was rushed to Ruttonjee Hospital in unconscious state where he was certified dead at 1.49pm.

     The PLB driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and is being detained for enquiries.

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

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 1620.

Add Police Report No. 175
Issued by PPRB

Ends/Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Issued at HKT 17:04


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