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2022 Mountain Hiking Accident Review|At Least 27 Fatal Accidents The Jewelry King Killed a High-Risk Black Spot


In 2022, the number of fatal mountaineering accidents will reach a new high, with at least 27 people killed in mountaineering accidents. The dead included young people in their twenties, as well as experienced mountaineering enthusiasts;

In 2022, the number of fatal mountaineering accidents will reach a new high, with at least 27 people killed in mountaineering accidents.

The dead included young people in their twenties, as well as experienced mountaineering enthusiasts; some fell from heights while walking on streams, some climbed mountains in hot summer and suspected heatstroke;

Looking back at the news reports of hiking accidents in the past year, there were two fatal hiking accidents in 2022 at Anaconda Peak in Sai Kung and Phoenix Mountain in Lantau Island; Revenant.

Lion Rock Peak is one of the high-risk locations in one of the country parks where fatal and serious accidents occurred.

(Photo by Yan Minghui/File photo)

【1】In January, a 24-year-old man and his friends were trekking in Sai Kung and passed out at Sai Wan Road near Chuitong Au. He was sent to hospital by the flight service team and died.

According to sources, the male victim suffered from heart disease for many years.

A 24-year-old young man collapsed while hiking in Sai Kung and was sent to the hospital for treatment.

The mountain trails of Chuitongao extend in all directions. There is a village path connecting Saiwan Pavilion and Dalang Xiwan, and there is a mountain path going up Xiwan Mountain to Langjia.

(Photo by Yan Minghui/File photo)

【2】In January, a 64-year-old man fell into a coma while hiking in Linghui Mountain on Lantau Island. His friend called the police for help, and the flight service team sent him to the hospital for rescue and died.

Mountaineering Accident|64-year-old mountaineering male spirit passed out on the mountain and was sent to hospital by helicopter for emergency treatment

【3】In January, a 63-year-old man was walking on Wei Yixin Trail on Hong Kong Island. He was unwell and fainted near Magang Mountain. Passers-by called the police and was sent to hospital by the flight service team. Assist in first aid.

Two Sudden Deaths in One Day While Walking in the Mountains

A man fainted while hiking. Passers-by found out and called the police, but he was certified dead after being sent to the hospital by helicopter.

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【4】In February, a 41-year-old foreign man fell down the stairs and fainted while walking on the Laohutou Country Trail in Lantau Island.

Foreign man on Lantau Island fell and fell into a coma after being sent to hospital by helicopter and died

The man required emergency cardiopulmonary compression when he was taken to hospital.

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Located in Discovery Bay, Tiger Head is the highest "Tiger" mountain in Hong Kong.

(Photo by Yan Minghui/File photo)

【5】In February, a 32-year-old woman went hiking alone after her friend missed an appointment, and lost contact. Her family called the police two days after her disappearance.

Three days after her disappearance, rescuers found her with multiple injuries on the beach at Big Wave Bay on Hong Kong Island, and later confirmed her death.

The 32-year-old girl was "flying the plane" and went missing in the Lone Mountain. The body was found in Big Wave Bay. Her brother mourned and recognized the body

Civil Security Force personnel found the dead woman after swimming to Big Wave Bay.

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[6] In February, a 71-year-old man and his family went hiking on Donglong Island. During the period, his 22-year-old stepdaughter was suspected of being hit by a big wave and fell into the sea while taking pictures of the scenery on the shore. He jumped into the sea to save his daughter and drowned. Rescued with minor injuries.

Donglong Island accident|22-year-old woman accidentally fell into the sea while taking pictures

【7】In March, a 75-year-old man was found dead in Apzai Hill, Tseung Kwan O. It was suspected that he fainted due to discomfort while walking on the mountain, and died without rescue.

Tseung Kwan O Ap Chai Shan man dies on the spot in coma

The police arrived at the scene to investigate.

(Photo by Liu Hanzhao/File photo)

【8】In April, a 34-year-old woman was found dead on the rocky beach of Jian Zhu Wan, Sai Kung, with scars on her head. It was suspected that she fell from a height while hiking and died.

The soul is broken and the Bay of Pigs|The female deceased loved to hike mountains and take pictures, leaving her son lost


[9] In April, a 54-year-old man and his friends went hiking in the lower city gate pond of "Qiantang". It was suspected that while going up and down the bottom of the pond, he slipped and fell from the rugged cliff. The flight service team He was sent to the hospital for emergency treatment and died.

The deceased was the younger brother of artist Guan Yonghe.

Man swims down Shing Mun Reservoir and falls 30 meters into hillside, seriously injured and dies


【10】In April, a couple in their 70s were hiking in Little Hawaii in Tseung Kwan O. They suspected that they slipped and fell into a pool together. The 70-year-old husband was sent to the hospital by the flight service team and died two days after the accident.

Seventy-year-old couple fell into Little Hawaii Falls in Tseung Kwan O and her husband died two days after being rescued

Tseung Kwan O Little Hawaiian Falls.

(Photo by Yan Minghui/File photo)

【11】In June, a 64-year-old security guard man was found dead on the Daowist Cliff of Phoenix Mountain in Lantau Island. It is believed that he accidentally fell off the cliff while hiking.

64-year-old male security guard on Lantau Island disappeared for a week and found his body on the wrist cliff during his suspected trip to the cliff

Missing man Guo Zhixian (64 years old).

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【12】In June, an 87-year-old man was injured while hiking in Tsing Wah Garden, Tsing Yi. He called his granddaughter for help, but lost contact. Rescuers found his body 6 days later.

The old man Tsing Yi went missing on the mountain for 6 days. Rescuers found his body today

The police had contacted the old man by video call, hoping to know his location.

(Picture from Facebook Tsing Yi Neighborhood Blowing Water Club)


【13】In June, a 52-year-old woman and her friends set out to go up the mountain along the Hengchong Stone Stream under the yellow rainstorm warning.

During the period, the Observatory issued a red rainstorm warning, and the woman was suspected to have been washed away by the flood.

Rescuers found her body the next day.

Woman hiking in "Dragon Ball Waterfall" under red rain was washed away by flood

The search and rescue personnel including the fire climbing rescue team found a female body about 300 meters above the water catchment area in the stone stream, which was confirmed to be the missing Yang Biying.

【14】In June, a 62-year-old man who worked as a real estate agent and a number of friends went to Hengzhou Kok Cave, Sai Kung, to tie the edge. He was suspected of falling into the sea from a cliff. His companions called the police, and the flight service team rescued him. Hospital rescue died.

Bound side tour kills life|The deceased was a former real estate agent of a mountaineering enthusiast

【15】In July, when the Observatory issued a thunderstorm warning, a 23-year-old man and several friends went to the Nupo Mountain in Sha Tin for hiking. During the period, they were suspected of being struck by lightning and passed out. His friends called the police, and the flight service team sent him to the hospital for rescue. But died.

Nuposhan fatal accident|Thunderstorm warning for 5 people descending the mountain A man was struck by lightning and sent to the hospital to die

【16】In July, a 60-year-old man who worked as a bus station master took his 13-year-old son with autism to hike Phoenix Mountain in Lantau Island.

It was getting dark, and when we arrived at Xigouya, the father suddenly felt unwell and sat down to rest, while the son continued walking alone.

The next morning, trekkers found two people in Xigouya and Ngong Ping Heart Sutra Jianlin respectively. The father passed away and the son was slightly injured.

Fenghuang Mountain hiking father dies and son rescued Citybus: The deceased felt sorry for his death after 27 years of employment

The entrance to West Dog Tooth.

(Photo by Li Wanying/File photo)

【17】In July, a 33-year-old Indian servant and a friend went hiking in Ji Kung Ling, Yuen Long. She walked faster and left her friend on the road alone, but the friend found her lying on the ground in the afternoon, suspected of heatstroke, others Mountain hikers called the police, and the flight service rescued her but died.

Indian helper dies of suspected heatstroke while hiking in Jigongling, rescued by helicopter

【18】In July, a 52-year-old man and his friends started up the Boa Snake Peak from Pak Tam Au, Sai Kung. After arriving at the top of the mountain at noon, he suspected heatstroke, expressed discomfort to his friends, and fainted during the rest.

The weather was extremely hot and exposed to the sun.

Friends in the same company called the police, and the flight service team sent him to the hospital, where he died after rescue.

A man who hiked in Sai Kung Boa Snake Point under the extremely hot weather warning was sent to the hospital for suspected heat stroke and passed out.

Anaconda Point in Sai Kung.

(Photo by Yan Minghui/File photo)

【19】In July, a 54-year-old man was believed to be heading for Blade Ridge hiking in Clear Water Bay and lost contact.

His wife called the police at dusk. Rescuers searched the area of ​​Qingshuiwan Country Park for several days under the scorching heat, and found his body in the area of ​​Dalingdong 5 days later.

Saigon hiking man Zhao Yaoshen disappeared for 6 days and rescuers recovered his body


【20】In August, a 59-year-old man and a group of people went hiking in South Lantau, Lantau Island, and suddenly fainted in the afternoon.

Rescuers arrived at the scene to give first aid to him, and the flight service team sent him to the hospital where he died.

A man who trekked on Lantau Island under the scorching weather warning was sent to the hospital in a coma and died by helicopter

【21】In August, a 68-year-old man and several friends went hiking in Weng Kongwan, Shatangkou, a small island in Sai Kung. He accidentally slipped and fell off a cliff about 50 meters high.

The flight service team received the report, rescued him, and sent him to the hospital where he died.

Sai Kung Weng Chuang Bay old man fell off a cliff and was rescued by helicopter and sent to hospital to die

【22】In September, a 36-year-old man fell off a cliff near the lion's head in Lion Mountain. Rescue personnel searched for more than an hour at night and found his body on a slope about 80 meters below the cliff.

Rescuers find and confirm death of man who fell off cliff while hiking in Lion Mountain

After the rescue team gathered in Lion Rock Park, the rescue was carried out, and the helicopter circled over the top of the mountain to search.

(Photo by Lin Zhenhua/File photo)

【23】In September, a 65-year-old man who worked as a jeweler and a number of friends went to the Mi Teng Rock Stream on Lantau Island to hike the mountain, and fell into a coma when he reached the "unexpected black spot" Motian Cliff.

The flight service team was called to the scene to search and rescue him, and he was sent to the hospital, but he died after the rescue.

A man who was walking on the Motian Cliff in the Mitong Rock Stream on Lantau Island fell into a coma and was sent to the hospital by helicopter.

Lu Zhonghui, a jewelry king, fell to his death from a skyscraper cliff in Mitong Shijian, Lantau Island

【24】In November, a 60-year-old man was found unconscious on a hilltop opposite Fung Shing Street in Ngau Chi Wan. He was found by rescuers and sent to hospital but died.

Hiking friend Niu Chiwan fainted and sent to hospital for emergency treatment

【25】In November, a 57-year-old man and several friends went to the Boa Snake Peak in Sai Kung. He suddenly fainted on the way up to the top of the mountain. His friends called the police, and the flight service team rescued him. He died after being sent to the hospital.

Middle-aged Han Saigon Anaconda Snake Tips Walking in a Coma in the Mountains

【26】In December, a 64-year-old man and his wife were hiking in the mountains. When they reached the third section of the Wilson Trail near the mast and Shiling, they suddenly fainted.

60-year-old mountain hiker in coma, Wei Yixin, retired firefighter, sent to hospital and died

【27】In December, a 61-year-old man who worked as a school worker took his 18-year-old son with moderate mental retardation and autism to Saigon and disappeared while hiking. Some hikers suspected that they had seen two people in Shiwushan.

Rescuers found the two near Sheshiao the next day. The father was unconscious and was sent to the hospital where he died, while the son was fine.

Father and son missing while hiking|Qiu Bo went to Shen Chung Bay, Sai Kung to find son, sober, father unconscious


In the past five years, "01 Sports" will summarize the reports of hiking accidents every year, and the number of fatal hiking accidents has increased from 13 in 2017 to 19 in 2020.

As the epidemic hit Hong Kong, more and more citizens like to go hiking in the suburbs, and the number of accidents has also increased accordingly.

In 2021, at least 23 hikers were killed on the mountain, and this year the number will rise to 27.

When analyzed by age, the youngest deceased was 23 years old and the oldest was 87 years old.

Among the dead in mountaineering accidents this year, the age group 60 to 69 accounted for the highest proportion with 10 people, followed by 6 people aged 50 to 59, 4 people aged 30 to 39 and 4 people aged 70 or above.

Climb Phoenix Mountain from Gouya Ridge.

(Photo by Yan Minghui/File photo)

The locations of fatal hiking accidents are scattered all over Hong Kong. The dangerous places of West Gouya and Daojiaya, the second highest peak in Hong Kong, Fenghuang Mountain, each have dead souls.

Anaconda Point and Dog's Nga Ridge itself are also among the high-risk locations in the country park where fatal and serious accidents have occurred.

Among those high-risk locations, the Motian Cliff at Mitong Rock Stream and the top of Lion Rock each had a fatal accident this year.

This year, there were 3 fatal accidents on the outer islands. Some people jumped into the sea to save their daughters and drowned in Tung Lung Island, some fell off a cliff in Weng Kong Bay, and some fell into the sea while being tied up in Heng Chau.

In terms of stone streams, besides Mitong Stone Stream, there have been fatal accidents in Little Hawaii Falls and Hengchong Stone Stream.

The types of fatal mountaineering accidents are mainly falling from heights and fainting, and some mountaineers died when they ignored severe weather warnings. For example, some people were struck by lightning while walking on a high ground under a thunderstorm warning, and some people were washed away by floods while walking in a ravine under a rainstorm warning. .

In terms of months, the number of "accidents" in summer mountaineering is the highest, among which July is the month with the most fatal accidents, with 5 people killed, and 4 people died in mountaineering accidents in June; as for January, February and 3 people each in April.

In fatal hiking accidents, some are alone, some are in two, and some are in a large group.

In the case of traveling together, most of the rescuers can arrive at the scene on the same day and rescue them as soon as possible, while in some cases of traveling alone, it takes many days to find the victim.

It is worth mentioning that this year there were two accidents in which fathers took their autistic sons hiking in the mountains, but they could not be searched and rescued immediately. In the end, the fathers passed away and the sons were fine.

In addition to fatal hiking accidents, there is a case of Zong Xingshan missing this year. Lin Xiaoyi, a 58-year-old woman, lost contact after leaving her apartment in Fanling on September 14. She was suspected of hiking in the Butterfly Mountain area of ​​Fanling, but her whereabouts have not yet been found. .

Lin Xiaoyi, a 58-year-old woman, was suspected of being missing while hiking in Fanling Mountains for more than half a month

Missing 58-year-old woman Lin Xiaoyi.

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This year, there have been at least two cases of poisoning caused by eating wild vegetables and wild mushrooms. A 52-year-old woman was given wild mushrooms by a hiker in the Lion Rock area. She developed chills, vomiting, and diarrhea shortly after cooking.

Two men in their 60s went hiking on Danchai Mountain in Sai Kung, picked wild plants and made soup at home. After drinking, they developed symptoms such as dizziness, heart palpitations, shortness of breath and blurred vision.

There are many types of mushrooms. The Department of Health urges the public not to pick wild mushrooms for consumption.

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To learn more, review the accidents of hiking in the past 5 years:

2017 Review: Fatal Accidents Occur Frequently, Wu Jiao Teng Becomes a Deadly Black Spot

2018 Review: Teenager Xingmai Path was struck by lightning within 10 days and 3 cases were trapped in Fei'e Mountain

2019 Review: Kill Biaowang Runner Hunduan Mountain, Feinv Wutong Village Selfie Falling off a Cliff

2020 Review: There are many dead among the dead

2021 Review: At least 23 people were killed and the disappearance of Shileqiao Suicide Cliff on the mountain is the most sensational

Source: hk1

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