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Fatal traffic accident in Tsing Yi
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tsing Yi in the small hours today (November 26) in which a 21-year-old woman died.

     At about 4.34am, a private car driven by a 30-year-old man was travelling along Cheung Tsing Tunnel towards Tuen Mun. When approaching near the tunnel entrance, it reportedly lost control and rammed into kerb and railings.

     Two female passengers were trapped inside the compartment and rescued by firemen. Sustaining multiple injuries, a 21-year-old female passenger was sent to Princess Margaret Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 5.45am. A 28-year-old male passenger and a 22-year-old female passenger also sustained injuries and were sent to Princess Margaret Hospital in conscious state.

     The driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and driving without a license, 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 1346 or 3661 1300.

Ends/Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Issued at HKT 12:54
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