Written by: Zheng Baosheng
2019-12-18 21:25Last updated: 2019-12-18 21:25
A serious traffic accident occurred on Fanling Highway this afternoon (18th). By night, at least 6 people have been confirmed dead and 39 injured. The China United Nations Office issued a statement in the evening expressing grief and sadness over the incident.
The China International Liaison Office expressed its deep condolences to the victims of the accident, and extended its deep condolences to the families of the victims and the injured. The Joint Office also mentioned that if the SAR Government has any needs, it will provide all assistance.
At 4.18 pm today, a KMB Route 978 bus hit a tree off Fanling Highway near Songbai Au, causing severe damage to the upper floors. It is understood that passengers were thrown out of the car and the injured were taken to at least 5 hospitals in batches.
The government has set up inter-departmental assistance stations at North District Hospital, Nethersole Hospital, Pok Oi Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital, Tuen Mun Hospital and Kwai Chung Public Mortuary to provide assistance and public enquiries.
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