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Fatal traffic accident in Aberdeen
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Aberdeen today (June 21) in which a 75-year-old woman died.

     At about 8.05am, a school bus driven by a 65-year-old man was travelling along Ap Lei Chau Main Street westbound. When approaching near 163 Ap Lei Chau Main Street, it reportedly knocked down the 75-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the woman was rushed to Queen Mary Hospital in unconscious state where she was certified dead at 8.52am. A 67-year-old female passenger on the school bus who sustained chest injuries was sent to Queen Mary Hospital in conscious state.

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

     Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, Hong Kong Island is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3660 6848 or 3660 6814.
Ends/Thursday, June 21, 2018
Issued at HKT 15:08
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