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Tung Chung Car Accident|The 28-year-old bus driver was arrested for dangerous driving and has been working for 2 and a half years, and now the second transfer accident


The fatal car accident in Tung Chung caused 2 deaths and 10 injuries. The police arrested the 28-year-old bus driver surnamed Wu Longyun on suspicion of "dangerous driving causing death". in yu

The fatal car accident in Tung Chung caused 2 deaths and 10 injuries. The police arrested the 28-year-old bus driver surnamed Wu Longyun on suspicion of "dangerous driving causing death". On Yudong Road, hit the compact truck first, push it forward and then hit the van.

In the accident, the 64-year-old truck driver and the 52-year-old passenger truck driver died, and 10 other injured were sent to hospital for treatment.

The police are investigating whether a permit has been applied for on-site road surface works, and whether there are safety instructions placed. They will also investigate the mental state and driving attitude of the bus driver. The accident will be followed up by the New Territories Nantong Traffic Special Investigation Team.

On Yu Tung Road, the Long Win bus hit the truck first, pushed it forward and then hit the van.

(Photo by Cai Zhengbang)

New Territories South Regional Traffic (Accident Investigation) Chief Inspector Liu Jinbin briefly described the incident at the scene of the accident, saying that the incident occurred at 9:18 a.m., and the E36A Long Win bus involved was carrying more than 20 people from Yuen Long to Tung Chung ; Bulk trucks and vans are parked on the left line of Yudong Road.

At the time of the incident, the Long Win bus first hit the compact truck, pushed it forward and then hit the passenger van, causing 4 cleaners (including the driver of the passenger truck) who were clearing weeds on the road and 2 people who were resting in the compact truck workers were injured.

The injured van driver and cleaner (aged 50 to 80) and 6 bus passengers (aged 28 to 94) were sent to North Lantau Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital for treatment respectively. The 52-year-old van driver also died at around 1 p.m. After he died, the police arrested the Long Win bus driver on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

The 52-year-old van driver was sent to the hospital for emergency treatment, but eventually died.

(Photo by Cai Zhengbang)

Liu Jinbin continued to say that the 28-year-old Long Win bus driver involved had been employed for two and a half years and had driven the route for about two months. The rest day was this Tuesday (13th). He started work at 8 o'clock today. Second transfer.

Police are investigating the driver's mental condition and driving attitude.

The police appeal to anyone who has information about the accident to call the police hotline at 3661 1344. The case will be investigated by the Special Investigation Team of the New Territories South Traffic Department.

Assistant fire chief Sun Shaowen briefed on the rescue process, saying that the fire department arrived at the scene within 5 minutes of receiving the report, and dispatched 8 fire trucks, 12 ambulances and 69 personnel to rescue. The personnel arrived at the scene and found 1 dead and 11 injured. A total of 5 men and 7 women.

Among them, the dead person lay down at the rear of the compact truck, and one injured person was trapped in the right front of the compact truck. It took 13 minutes for the firefighters to rescue him. The remaining 10 people were bus passengers, passengers of the compact truck and cleaning workers.

Chen Xiaobin, the acting senior ambulance director, added that two people were seriously injured, with a fractured disc bone and two broken legs, and the remaining injured suffered bruises on their hands and feet.

Ambulancemen initially triaged the injured. Three injured were sent to North Lantau Hospital and eight were sent to Princess Margaret Hospital for treatment.

Liu Jinbin pointed out that the preliminary investigation showed that the bus did not leave any brake marks; and the road surface work on the site needs to be applied to the authorities. As for whether there is a relevant application, the police are still investigating.

In addition, Liu said that there is no warning sign on the ground, but there is one at the rear of the car. As for whether it was displayed when the accident happened, it is still under investigation.

The footage of the car cam before the accident was exposed

Tung Chung Car Accident|The video before the incident was exposed 6 workers were working on the side of the road, and one person was trapped in front of the truck.

Source: hk1

All news articles on 2022-12-16

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