Fatal traffic accident in Tsuen Wan

          Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tsuen Wan this morning (January 24) in which an 84-year-old woman died.
           At about 9.45am, a light goods vehicle (LGV) driven by a 45-year-old man was turning right into Wing Shun Street from Yi Hong Street, the LGV reportedly knocked down the 84-year-old woman who was crossing the road.
          The woman was trapped under the LGV and rescued by firemen. Sustaining serious head and left hand injuries, the woman was rushed to Yan Chai Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 10.10am.
          The 45-year-old male driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and is being detained for enquiries.
          Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, New Territories South is underway.
          Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3661 1300.

Ends/Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Issued at HKT 17:39