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Fatal traffic accident in Chai Wan

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Chai Wan last night (November 12) in which a 62-year-old man died.
     At about 7.19pm last night, a taxi driven by a 68-year-old man was travelling along westbound King¡¦s Road. When reaching near No. 1028, King¡¦s Road, it reportedly knocked down the 62-year-old man who was crossing the road.
     Sustaining serious head injuries ,the man was rushed to Eastern Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 10.25pm last night.
     The taxi driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries and is required to report back to Police in early December.
     Investigations by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, Hong Kong Island are underway.
     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3106 8838.

Ends/Friday, November 13, 2015
Issued at HKT 06:01


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