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Fatal traffic accident in Tuen Mun
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tuen Mun this morning (November 19) in which an 18-year-old woman died.
     At 11.57 am, a medium goods vehicle (MGV) driven by a 21-year-old man was travelling along Castle Peak Road – Lam Tei towards Siu Hong. When approaching the Lam Tei Interchange, it reportedly lost control, rammed into the central divider and two traffic signs, then side-turned.
     An 18-year-old female passenger was thrown out of the MGV then trapped under the MGV and rescued by firemen. Sustaining multiple injuries, she was certified dead at scene. The 21-year-old driver sustained shoulder and leg injuries and was sent to Tuen Mun Hospital in conscious state.
     The 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.
Ends/Saturday, November 19, 2022
Issued at HKT 22:02
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