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Fatal traffic accident in Tin Sum

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tin Sum yesterday (August 11) in which two men died.

     At about 7.50pm, a private car driven by a 33-year-old man was travelling along Tai Po Road - Sha Tin Heights towards Kowloon, while a heavy goods vehicle driven by a 58-year-old man was travelling in the opposite direction. When reaching the junction with Keng Hau Road, the two vehicles reportedly collided.
    Sustaining serious injuries, the 33-year-old private car driver and the 27-year-old male passenger of the private car were trapped inside the compartment and later rescued by firemen. They were certified dead at scene.

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

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

Ends/Friday, August 12, 2016
Issued at HKT 0:28
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