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Fatal traffic accident in Lantau North

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Lantau North this morning (January 24) in which a 38-year-old man was killed.

     At about 9.05am, a bus driven by a 63-year-old man was travelling along Tat Tung Road towards Fu Tung Street. When turning left to a bus terminus on Tat Tung Road, the bus reportedly knocked down the man who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the man was rushed to the North Lantau Hospital in unconscious state where he was certified dead at 9.49am.

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

     Investigations by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, New Territories South are underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 1300.

Ends/Sunday, January 24, 2016
Issued at HKT 17:06


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