When a marine police patrol boat intercepted and searched the smuggling vessel at Sha Chau, it was suspected that the smuggling speedboat was haunting the western waters. A marine police multi-task interceptor launched a chase. When the speedboat accidentally reversed the speedboat off Sha Chau, 4 police officers fell into the sea. Three of the police officers were rescued, and one female policewoman did not know what to do.
Marine police, firefighters, and government flight service teams dispatched searches, and the police dispatched drones to search in Lung Kwu Tan.
At about 4 pm, the police speedboat involved was hoisted by a gondola.
The missing policewoman Lam Yuen-yee is a senior inspector who belongs to the Marine Police West Division and is stationed at Stonecutters Island Marine Police Small Boat Police Station. She is the commander of the small boat team.
Nearly 5:30 in the afternoon, Chief of Police Xiao Zeyi and other senior officials arrived at Tuen Mun Hospital to visit the injured police officer.
When Xiao Zeyi left the hospital, he said that the current search and rescue operation of the female police is still going on tonight, and the police, together with relevant departments, will continue to conduct searches with all their strength, and did not respond to questions such as the cause of the accident.
At 4 o'clock in the afternoon, the police speedboat was hoisted by a gondola.
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It is known that the missing policewoman Lam Wan-yi is a senior inspector who belongs to the Marine Police West Division and is stationed at Stonecutters Island Marine Police Small Boat Police Station. She is the commander of the small boat team and piloted a "multi-mission interceptor boat" with three colleagues this morning. "To carry out anti-smuggling activities.
It is understood that the remaining three police officers who were injured and rescued, including a senior inspector, a sergeant and a police officer, all suffered minor injuries, mainly bruises, bruises and sprains. They were first sent to Tuen Mun Ferry Pier. , And then taken to Tuen Mun Hospital by ambulance.
At about 12 noon, search and rescue personnel were still searching for the missing policewoman off the sandbank. They also searched for the small boat involved but initially found no trace.
The Government Flying Service also dispatched helicopters to assist in the search, and the police dispatched drones to search at Long Kwu Tan, but they were not found for the time being.
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Nearly 5:30 in the afternoon, the Commissioner of Police Xiao Zeyi arrived at Tuen Mun Hospital to visit the injured police officer.
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The police dispatched a special mission company (commonly known as the Water Ghost Team) to search the nearby waters at about 1 pm. According to the news on the spot, the Chinese Coast Guard also sent a maritime patrol boat of the Shenzhen Bureau to assist in the search and rescue.
Some boat owners said that due to the epidemic, the smuggling problem has been very serious recently. There were hundreds of smuggling boats shuttled back and forth at night, which greatly affected the safety of Hong Kong boat people.
At about 2 o'clock in the afternoon, the helicopter once circled the sea off the sandbar, and three speedboats arrived to search the scene.
At about 2:30 pm, one of the police officers who had fallen into the sea was rescued. After he was sent to the hospital, he put on an emergency warm blanket, and the police media liaison team went to the hospital to find out the situation.
The gondolas arrived at the scene at 3 o'clock in the afternoon to try to hoist the inverted patrol boat, and successfully hoisted the speedboat around 4 o'clock in the afternoon.
The Commissioner of Police Siu Zeyi, Chief Superintendent of Police Public Relations Kwok Ka-quan and other senior officials arrived at Tuen Mun Hospital to visit the injured police officer at about 5:30 in the afternoon.
When Xiao Zeyi left the hospital about 20 minutes later, he said that the current search and rescue operation of the female police is still going on tonight. The police, together with the Fire Services Department, the Government Flying Service and relevant mainland authorities, will continue to do their best. They did not respond to questions on the cause of the accident.
According to the news, Xiao Zeyi visited the Marine Police Headquarters in the afternoon to learn about the incident and related search operations.
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Police: A marine police patrol boat overturned and 4 people on board fell into the sea and continued to search and rescue a police officer.
A police spokesman said that at about 8:20 am today (25th), a marine police patrol boat overturned while performing its duties in the waters of Sha Chau and four people on board fell into the sea.
The Marine Police, Fire Services Department and the Government Flying Service arrived at the scene to search and rescue. Three officers were rescued. They were soberly sent to Tuen Mun Hospital for treatment.
The police and related departments continued to search and rescue a police officer.
After preliminary investigation, the case was classified as a water search and rescue operation.
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