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Fatal traffic accident in Lantau North
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Lantau North this morning (August 17) in which a 55-year-old foreign man died.

     At about 7.20am, a taxi driven by a 58-year-old man and a motorcycle driven by a 55-year-old foreign man were travelling in sequence along North Lantau Highway towards Kowloon. When approaching Siu Ho Wan, the motorcycle reportedly lost control and the motorcyclist fell onto the ground. He was then hit by the taxi.

     The motorcyclist was trapped under the taxi and rescued by firemen. Sustaining multiple injuries, he was rushed to North Lantau Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 8.06am.

     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.
Ends/Saturday, August 17, 2019
Issued at HKT 16:31
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