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Fatal traffic accident in Pat Heung
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Pat Heung today (July 17) in which a 37-year-old man died.

     About 3.20pm, a 37-year-old man was travelling on a motorcycle along Route Twisk towards Tsuen Wan. While reaching near Shek Kong Village, the motorcycle reportedly dashed to the opposite lane and collided with another motorcycle driven by a 23-year-old man. It then bounced back and collided with a private car travelling towards Tsuen Wan.

     Another motorcycle driven by the 50-year-old man towards Kam Tin reportedly lost control and side turned.

     Sustaining serious injuries to his neck, the 37-year-old motorcyclist was rushed to Tuen Mun Hospital in unconscious state where he was certified dead at 6.38pm. The 23-year-old motorcyclist was sent to Tuen Mun Hospital in unconscious state, while the 50-year-old motorcyclist was sent to Pok Oi Hospital in conscious state.

     Investigation by the Accident Investigation Team of Traffic, New Territories North Region is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 3800.
Ends/Sunday, July 17, 2016
Issued at HKT 22:16
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