Hong Kong Law & Crime

74-year old pedestrian killed in fatal traffic accident in Sheung Shui

A 74-year old man has been killed in a traffic accident in Sheung Shui on Friday morning.

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Fatal accident in Sheung Shui. Photo: Apple Daily.

Police said that at 9:45am, a car driven by a 21 year-old driver knocked out the 74-year-old man while he was crossing the road. The incident happened near Ching Ho Estate on Ching Hiu Road.

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Fatal car accident in Sheung Shui. Photo: Apple Daily.

The man sustained multiple injuries and was declared dead an hour later at the hospital.

According to an Apple Daily report, the driver holds a probationary driver’s license, meaning that he passed his driving test less than one year ago.

The driver has been arrested for “dangerous driving causing death” and the case is being investigated.

Image: via Google Maps

74-year old pedestrian killed in fatal traffic accident in Sheung Shui