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Fatal traffic accident in Yuen Long
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Yuen Long today (August 29) in which an 18-month-old boy died.

     At about 2.10pm, when a private car driven by a 55-year-old man was making a U-turn on Tai Shu Ha Road West, it reportedly knocked down the 18-month-old boy.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the boy was rushed to Pok Oi Hospital in unconscious state . He was later transferred to Tuen Mun Hospital where he was certified dead at 7.57pm.

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

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

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3661 3800.
Ends/Monday, August 29, 2016
Issued at HKT 23:24
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