Fatal traffic accident in Lantau North


     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Lantau North today (October 31) in which a 60-year-old man died.

     At 11.26am, a bicycle driven by the 60-year-old man and a coach driven by a 25-year-old man were travelling in sequence along the left first lane of North Lantau Highway towards Tung Chung. When approaching Yam O Wan, the coach reportedly cut the lane and collided with the bicycle.

     Sustaining multiple injuries, the cyclist was rushed to North Lantau Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 12.24pm.

     The coach driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death and 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 1300 or 3661 1346.