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Fatal traffic accident in Tuen Mun
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tuen Mun this afternoon (October 25) in which a 65-year-old man died.
     At 1.49pm, a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driven by a 65-year-old man was travelling along Castle Peak Road – Lam Tei towards Siu Hong. When approaching the Lam Tei Interchange, it reportedly collided with a bicycle traveling along the pedestrian crossing.
     The 65-year-old male cyclist was trapped under the HGV and rescued by firemen. Sustaining multiple injuries, he was rushed to Tuen Mun Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 2.24am.
     The HGV driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and is being detained for enquiries.
     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 at 3661 3800.
     Police strongly condemn the irresponsible driving behavior 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/Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Issued at HKT 20:07
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