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Fatal traffic accident in Tin Shui Wai

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tin Shui Wai this morning (December 22) in which a 51-year-old woman died.

     At about 6.42am today, a light goods vehicle (LGV) driven by a 36-year-old man was travelling along Tin Wah Road towards Wetland Park Road. When reaching Chung Ki House, Tin Chung Court, it reportedly knocked down a 51-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the woman was rushed to Pok Oi Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 7.38am.

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

     Investigation by the Special 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 on 3661 3800.

Ends/Thursday, December 22, 2016
Issued at HKT 13:21
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