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Fatal traffic accident in Yau Ma Tei

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Yau Ma Tei this morning (June 9) in which a 53-year-old man was killed.

     About 7.52am, a private car driven by a 48-year-old foreign man was travelling along Nga Cheung Road towards a car park on Austin Road West. When reaching the car parkˇ¦s entrance, the private car reportedly lost control and collided with another private car driven by a 52-year-old man waiting to depart the car park. It then hit the car parkˇ¦s water barriers, a 53-year-old man who was next to the water barriers, and some railings.

     Sustaining serious head and shoulder injuries, the 53-year-old man was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in conscious state, and was certified dead at 2pm.

     The 48-year-old private car driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and is being detained for further enquiries.

     Investigations by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, Kowloon West are underway.

     Anyone who might have witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact investigating officers on 2773 5200 or 2773 5258.

Ends/Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Issued at HKT 21:10


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