Fatal traffic accident in Tin Sum

     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tin Sum today (September 26) in which an 86-year-old man died.

     At 8.46am, a coach driven by a 54-year-old man was travelling along Chik Wan Street towards Mei Tin Road and reportedly knocked down the 86-year-old man who was crossing the road.

     Sustaining limbs injuries, the man was rushed to Prince of Wales Hospital in unconscious state and certified dead at 9.42am.

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

     Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, New Territories South is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 1346.

Ends/Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Issued at HKT 18:53