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Fatal traffic accident in Kwai Chung
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Kwai Chung this afternoon (May 14) in which an 87-year-old man died.

     At about 1.23pm, a public light bus (PLB) driven by a 64-year-old man was travelling along Kwai Yi Road towards Kwai Foo Road. When approaching MTR Kwai Fong Station, it reportedly knocked down the 87-year-old man who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the man was rushed to Princess Margaret Hospital in conscious state and was certified dead at 3.38pm.

     The PLB driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and is 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/Monday, May 14, 2018
Issued at HKT 19:50
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