Fatal traffic accident in Wan Chai

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Wan Chai today (July 2) in which a 29-year-old man died.

     At about 5.15am, a bus driven by a 52-year-old man was travelling along Hennessy Road eastbound. When approaching 555 Hennessy Road, it reportedly hit the 29-year-old man who was lying on the ground.

     The man was trapped under the bus and was rescued by firemen. Sustaining serious head injuries, the man was rushed to Ruttonjee Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 6.32am.

     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.

     Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, Hong Kong Island is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3660 6838.

Ends/Thursday, July 2, 2020
Issued at HKT 16:15