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Fatal traffic accident in Pat Heung
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Pat Heung in the small hours today (June 1) in which a 28-year-old man died.

     At about 0.30am, a taxi driven by a 54-year-old man was travelling along Tsing Long Highway towards Yuen Long. After departing from the toll booth of Tai Lam Tunnel, the 28-year-old male passenger reportedly opened the door and accidentally fell out from the taxi. A following private car failed to brake and hit the man.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the 28-year-old man was rushed to Pok Oi Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 0.59am.

     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 on 3661 3800.
Ends/Friday, June 1, 2018
Issued at HKT 8:12
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