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Fatal traffic accident in Tuen Mun

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tuen Mun today (August 27) in which a 42-year-old man died.

     About 6.50am, a light goods vehicle driven by a 42-year-old man was travelling along Yuen Long Highway towards Tuen Mun. When reaching near Choi Yuen Tsuen, it reportedly lost control and rammed into barriers, then overturned.

     Sustaining serious neck injuries, the driver was sent to Tuen Mun Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 7.42am. A 38-year-old female passenger and a 22-year-old male passenger were injured and sent to Tuen Mun Hospital for medical treatment in conscious state.

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

     Anyone who might have witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3661 3800.

Ends/Sunday, August 27, 2017
Issued at HKT 15:24
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