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Fatal traffic accident in Tin Sum
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tin Sum yesterday (October 13) in which an 81-year-old woman died.

     At about 7.16pm, a public light bus driven by a 53-year-old man was travelling along Heung Fan Liu Street towards Mei Tin Road. When approaching a pedestrian crossing outside Mei Chuen House, Mei Tin Estate, it reportedly knocked down the 81-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining head injuries, the woman was rushed to Prince of Wales Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 8.13pm.

     The 53-year-old public light bus 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 or 3661 1348.
Ends/Sunday, October 14, 2018
Issued at HKT 3:17
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