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Fatal traffic accident in Tin Shui Wai
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tin Shui Wai yesterday (May 6) in which a 78-year-old woman died.

     At about 7.30pm, a public light bus (PLB) driven by a 71-year-old man was travelling along Tin Shui Road towards Wetland Park. When approaching near LRT Tin Shui Station, it reportedly knocked down the 78-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining serious head injury, the woman was rushed to Tin Shui Wai Hospital in unconscious state where she was certified dead at 8.09pm.

     The PLB driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries and is required to report back to Police in early-June.

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

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3661 3800 or 3661 3858.
Ends/Monday, May 7, 2018
Issued at HKT 3:34
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