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Fatal traffic accident in Chai Wan
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Chai Wan this morning  (December 13) in which a 96-year-old man was killed.

     About 10.37am, a public light bus (PLB) driven by a 52-year-old man was travelling along Aldrich Bay Road towards Chai Wan. When approaching near the junction of Aldrich Bay Road and Oi Shun Road, it reportedly hit a 96-year-old man who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining head injuries, the man was rushed to Eastern Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 12.24pm.

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

     Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, Hong Kong Island is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3660 6838 or 3600 8800.
Ends/Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Issued at HKT 18:39
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