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Fatal traffic accident in Kwai Chung
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Kwai Chung this afternoon (March 23) in which an 82-year-old woman died.

     At about 2.20pm, a coach driven by a 64-year-old man was travelling along Hing Ning Road towards Container Port Road. When approaching MTR Kwai Fong Station, it reportedly knocked down the 82-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     The woman was trapped under the coach and was rescued by firemen. Sustaining multiple injuries, she was rushed to Princess Margaret Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 3.08pm.

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

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

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 1300.
Ends/Friday, March 23, 2018
Issued at HKT 19:27
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