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Fatal traffic accident in Ngau Tau Kok
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident happened in Ngau Tau Kok today (January 8) in which a 52-year-old female pedestrian died.

     At about 0.43am, a taxi driven by a 72-year-old man was travelling along Kai Fuk Road towards Kwun Tong. When approaching near Kai Fuk Road footbridge, it reportedly knocked down the 52-year-old woman.

     Sustaining multiple injuries, the female pedestrian was rushed to United Christian Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 1.13am.

     The taxi 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 0264 or 3661 0277.
Ends/Sunday, January 8, 2023
Issued at HKT 9:32
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