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Fatal traffic accident in Ta Kwu Ling
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Ta Kwu Ling last night (May 23) in which a 35-year-old man died.

     At 10.38pm, a private car driven by the 35-year-old man was travelling along Ping Che Road towards Sha Tau Kok Road. When approaching Ping Che Village, it reportedly went out of control and rammed into the railings, then fell down a slope and overturned.

     The driver was trapped inside the compartment and was rescued by firemen. Sustaining multiple injuries, he was rushed to North District Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 11.42pm. A 60-year-old private car passenger was injured and sent to North District Hospital in conscious state.

     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 on 3661 3800 or 3661 3858.
Ends/Sunday, May 24, 2020
Issued at HKT 6:02
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