Fatal traffic accident in Central

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Central last night (November 19) in which a 76-year-old woman died.

     At 8.29pm, a taxi driven by a 67-year-old man was travelling along Queensway eastbound. When approaching near Tamar Street, it reportedly knocked down the 76-year-old woman who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the woman was rushed to Ruttonjee Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 8.52pm.

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

     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/Friday, November 20, 2020
Issued at HKT 0:51