Today (20th) at 12:41 noon, a 60-year-old man fell down while hiking in the third section of Wilson Trail on the upper side of Metropark Bay in Tseung Kwan O, but fell unconscious.
After receiving the report, the police contacted the Fire Services Department and informed the Government Flying Service to rush to the rescue.
On-site news said that a mountain friend was a retired firefighter and was on the scene to give first aid to the victim.
Later, the victim was rescued by helicopter and sent to Eastern District Hospital, but unfortunately he died in the end.
The third section of the Wilson Trail is 9 kilometers long and takes about 3 hours. The difficulty is three stars (the highest is five stars).
Start from Kai Tin Road in Lam Tin, pass Tseung Kwan O Chinese Permanent Cemetery, Devil's Mountain, to the highest point Wugui Mountain (304 meters above sea level), then go to Ma Yau Tong, Po Lam Road, and arrive at Jinglanshu, the end of the third section of Wei Yixin Trail leave.
There was also a fatal accident on Wilson Trail on July 13 this year. At that time, when some hikers passed Section 5 of Wilson Trail near the Sha Tin Water Treatment Plant, they found a 60-year-old man surnamed Chen lying down at the site of the canal. Unconscious, so the police.
Firefighters and the Government Flying Service dispatched rescue operations. The unconscious man was hoisted from a helicopter and sent to Eastern Hospital for treatment, but was later certified dead.
After preliminary investigation by the police, it is believed that the victim accidentally slipped and slipped down to the diversion channel while hiking on a mountain trail at the above site. The cause of death is yet to be determined after an autopsy.
Wei Yixin Trail in the 60s Han coma lying down in the ditch Helicopter sent to the hospital for rescue and died Wei Yixin Trail Section 9 | From the head to Jiulongkeng Mountain, the continuous steps and the lack of tree shade are challenging