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Fatal traffic accident in Central
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Central this morning (September 17) in which a 50-year-old man died.

     At about 9.21am, a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driven by a 69-year-old man and a motorcycle driven by the 50-year-old man were travelling uphill along Borrett Road. Upon reaching near 8-9 Bowen Road, the HGV and the motorcycle reportedly collided.

     The 50-year-old man was trapped under the HGV and was rescued by firemen. Sustaining serious injuries, the man was rushed to Ruttonjee Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 10.57am.

     The HGV driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries and is required to report back to Police in mid October.

     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 6848 or 3660 6814.
Ends/Thursday, September 17, 2020
Issued at HKT 19:10
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