Fatal traffic accident in Lok Ma Chau

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Lok Ma Chau this morning (December 15) in which a 57-year-old man died.

     At about 10.40am, a 57-year-old man parked a light goods vehicle (LGV) on an unnamed road near the junction of Kwu Tung Road and Ka Lung Road and got off the vehicle afterwards.  The LGV was reportedly skidded forward in a sudden.  The man was knocked down and rolled over by the LGV.  The LGV continued to skid forward and hit a stationary LGV, and that stationary LGV rammed into another LGV parked nearby.

     Sustaining serious leg injuries, the man was sent to Prince of Wales Hospital in semi-conscious state and was certified dead at 5.38pm.

     Investigation will be conducted by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, New Territories North.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 3819 or 3661 3800.

Ends/Sunday, December 15, 2019
Issued at HKT 21:51