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Fatal traffic accident in Cheung Sha Wan
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Cheung Sha Wan in the small hours of today (December 10) in which a 51-year-old man died.

     At about 3.30am, a light goods vehicle (LGV) driven by a 21-year-old man was travelling along Container Port Road South towards Mei Foo. When approaching Ching Cheung Road, it reportedly collided with a stationary LGV. Then the stationary LGV reportedly knocked down a 51-year-old male LGV driver who was standing in front of it.

     The 51-year-old driver was trapped under his LGV and rescued by firemen. Sustaining multiple injuries, he was certified dead at scene. The 21-year-old driver was trapped inside his LGV compartment and rescued by firemen. He was sent to Princess Margaret Hospital in conscious state.    

     The 21-year-old driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death. He is being detained for enquiries.

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

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 9000 or 3661 9062.
Ends/Saturday, December 10, 2016
Issued at HKT 13:24
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