Police appeal for information on fatal traffic accident in Cheung Sha Wan

     Police today (March 14) appealed to the public for information on a fatal traffic accident in Cheung Sha Wan on March 10 in which an 89-year-old man died.

     About 7.19am that day, a light goods vehicle (LGV) driven by a 59-year-old man was travelling along westbound Cheung Sha Wan Road. When reaching near the junction with Tonkin Street, it reportedly knocked down the 89-year-old man who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining head injuries, the man was rushed to Princess Margaret Hospital in unconscious state. He was certified dead at 1.08 pm on March 11.

     The LGV 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 late-April.

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

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 2773 5223 or 2773 5200.

Ends/Monday, March 14, 2016
Issued at HKT 17:19