Fatal traffic accident in Sheung Shui


     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Sheung Shui last night (December 20) in which a 64-year-old man died.

     At around 9.58pm, a public light bus (PLB) driven by the 64-year-old man was travelling along Wo Mun Street towards Luen Wo Hui Market. When approaching 8 Wo Mun Street, it reportedly hit a taxi stand after knocking down three pedestrians aged between 12 and 34.

     Sustaining no apparent injuries, the driver was rushed to North District Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 11.16pm. The three pedestrians were injured and sent to North District Hospital for medical treatment in conscious state.

     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 on 3661 3857 or 3661 3859.