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Fatal traffic accident in Hung Hom
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Hung Hom today (August 4) in which an 82-year-old woman died.

     At about 8.05am, a coach driven by a 32-year-old man was travelling along Man Yue Street westbound. When turning right to Ma Tau Wai Road, it reportedly knocked down the 82-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining head injuries, the woman was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in conscious state and was certified dead at 4.06pm.

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

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

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3661 9000 or 3661 9062.

Ends/Friday, August 4, 2017
Issued at HKT 23:32
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