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Fatal traffic accident in Tin Sum
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tin Sum this morning (January 14) in which a 67-year-old man died.

     At about 8.30am, a public light bus driven by a 67-year-old man was travelling along Shing Mun Tunnel Road towards Sha Tin, and it reportedly lost control and side-turned.

     Sustaining serious head injury, the public light bus driver was trapped inside the compartment and was rescued by firemen. He was rushed to Yan Chai Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 10.07am.

     Ten male and six female public light bus passengers, aged between 18 to 56, were injured and were sent to Yan Chai Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital respectively in conscious state.

     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/Monday, January 14, 2019
Issued at HKT 14:31
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