Fatal traffic accident in Tsuen Wan


     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tsuen Wan in the small hours today (June 24) in which a 25-year-old man died.

     At 3.44am, a taxi driven by a 38-year-old man, a medium goods vehicle (MGV) driven by the 25-year-old man and a light goods vehicle (LGV) driven by a 60-year-old man were travelling along Tseun Wan Road towards Kowloon. The taxi reportedly rammed into a kerb. Subsequently, the MGV and the LGV at the back collided.

     The MGV driver was trapped inside the vehicle and was rescued by firemen. Sustaining multiple injuries, he was rushed to Princess Margaret Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 5.11am. The taxi driver, a 61-year-old MGV female passenger and a 60-year-old male LGV passenger were sent to Yan Chai Hospital for medical treatment in conscious state.

     The LGV driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death. He is being detained for further 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 or 3661 1300.