Fatal traffic accident in Wong Tai Sin


     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Wong Tai Sin happened yesterday (July 18) in which a 48-year-old man died.


     At 5.47pm yesterday, a private car driven by the 48-year-old man was travelling along Tate’s Cairn Tunnel towards Sha Tin. During the period, the private car reportedly lost control and rammed into another private car ahead driven by a 28-year-old man.


     The 48-year-old man was trapped inside the vehicle and was rescued by firemen. Sustaining no apparent injuries, he was rushed to Prince of Wales Hospital in unconscious state and was certified dead at 6.45pm.

     The 28-year-old driver of another private car sustained neck and waist injuries and was sent to Prince of Wales Hospital in conscious state.

     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 0277.