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Fatal traffic accident in Kwun Tong
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Kwun Tong this morning (March 31) in which an 81-year-old woman died.

     At 7.31am, a medium goods vehicle (MGV) driven by a 51-year-old man was travelling along Kai Tin Road southbound. When approaching near Kai Tin Shopping Centre, it reportedly knocked down the 81-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     The woman was trapped under the MGV and rescued by firemen. Sustaining serious head injuries, she was rushed to United Christian Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 8.54am.

     The MGV driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and is being detained for further enquiries.

     Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, Kowloon East is underway.

     Anyone who may have witnessed the accident or has any information is urged to contact the investigating officers on 2305 7500 or 2305 7570.
Ends/Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Issued at HKT 15:44
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