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Police appeal for information on fatal traffic accident in Kwai Chung
     Police today (June 16) appealed to the public for information on a fatal traffic accident in Kwai Chung on June 14 in which a 79-year-old man died.

     About 9.30am on that day, a light goods vehicle (LGV) driven by a 36-year-old man was travelling along Wai Kek Street towards Shek Pai Street. When making a right turn to the car park of Shek Lei (I) Estate, it reportedly knocked down the 79-year-old man who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the man was rushed to Princess Margaret Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 10.45pm.

     The LGV 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 mid-July.

     Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, New Territories South is underway.

     Anyone who might have witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact investigating officers on 3661 1348.
Ends/Friday, June 16, 2017
Issued at HKT 9:55
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