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Fatal traffic accident in Kwun Tong

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident happened in Kwun Tong today (October 14) in which a 63-year-old male pedestrian died.

     At about 12.20pm, a heavy goods vehicle driven by a 55-year-old man was travelling along Tung Yuen Street towards Ko Fai Road. When approaching near 20 Tung Yuen Street, it reportedly knocked down the 63-year-old man.

     Sustaining serious head injuries, the man was certified dead at 1.18pm at scene.

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

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

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 0265 or 3661 0277.

     Police strongly condemn the irresponsible driving behaviour of the driver. It not only jeopardises the safety of other road users and threatens ones’ personal safety, but is also the actual cause of serious traffic accidents. Police do not tolerate such acts and will take resolute enforcement action.

Ends/Friday, October 14, 2022
Issued at HKT 18:12
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