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Fatal traffic accident in Tsuen Wan
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tsuen Wan today (August 14) in which a 44-year-old woman died.

     At about 1.40am, a taxi driven by a 72-year-old man was travelling along Tsing Long Highway towards Kowloon. When approaching near North West Tsing Yi Interchange, it reportedly knocked down the 44-year-old woman.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the woman was rushed to Yan Chai Hospital in unconscious state where she was certified dead at 3.11am.

     The taxi driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death. He 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 1344.
Ends/Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:44
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