Police appeal for information on fatal traffic accident in Tseung Kwan O

     Police today (May 5) appealed to the public for information on a fatal traffic accident in Tseung Kwan O on April 25 in which a 72-year-old woman died.

     At about 4.30pm on that day, a light goods vehicle driven by a 63-year-old man was travelling along Tong Chun Street southbound. When turning right into Po Yap Road, it reportedly knocked down the 72-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the woman was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in unconscious state. She was certified dead at 3.29pm on April 28.

     The driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm after the accident. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries and is required to report back to Police in early May.

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

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 2305 7500 or 2305 7570.

Ends/Friday, May 5, 2017
Issued at HKT 19:51