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Fatal traffic accident in Yuen Long
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Yuen Long last night (December 9) in which a 27-year-old woman died.
     At about 11.08pm, a light goods vehicle (LGV) driven by a 33-year-old man  was travelling along Tai Tong Road towards Tai Tong Tsuen. When approaching Nam Hang Tsuen, it reportedly lost control, mounted a pavement, knocked down the 27-year-old female pedestrian and then side-turned.
     Sustaining head injuries, the woman was rushed to Pok Oi Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 12.21am today (December 10). The LGV driver was trapped inside the compartment and was rescued by firemen. Sustaining injuries to his head and hands, he was sent to Pok Oi Hospital in conscious state.
     The LGV 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 North is underway.
     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3661 3858 or 3661 3800.
Ends/Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Issued at HKT 7:26
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