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Fatal traffic accident in Kwai Chung
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Kwai Chung today (August 18) in which a 34-year-old man died.

     At about 1.45pm, a light goods vehicle (LGV) driven by a 59-year-old man was travelling along Cheung Wing Road towards Sha Tin. When approaching Yau Ma Hom Road, it reportedly knocked down the 34-year-old man who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining multiple injuries, the man was rushed to Yan Chai Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 2.36pm.

     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 South is underway.

     Anyone who might have witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3661 1300 or 3661 1348.
Ends/Friday, August 18, 2017
Issued at HKT 19:37
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