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Police appeal for information on fatal traffic accident in Chai Wan
     Police today (December 13) appealed to the public for information on a fatal traffic accident in Chai Wan on October 26 in which an 80-year-old man died.

     About 2.30pm on that day, a taxi driven by a 62-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 the 80-year-old man who was crossing the road. Sustaining injuries to his shoulder and chest, the man was rushed to Eastern Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 10.40pm on that night.

     The taxi driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death. He was released on bail pending further enquiries and is required to report back to Police in late January 2017.

     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 18:55
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