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Fatal traffic accident in Cheung Sha Wan
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Cheung Sha Wan this afternoon (May 10) in which a 50-year-old woman died.

     At about 5.24pm, a light goods vehicle (LGV) driven by a 45-year-old man was travelling along Cheung Sha Wan Road towards New Territories. When approaching Cheung Sha Wan Playground, it reportedly knocked down the 50-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining injury to her head, the woman was rushed to Caritas Medical Centre in unconscious state and was certified dead at 5.48pm.

     The LGV driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and is being detained for further enquiries.

     Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, Kowloon West is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3661 9062.

Ends/Friday, May 10, 2019
Issued at HKT 23:46
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