22-year-old HKUST student in critical condition again after fall from carpark in Tseung Kwan O

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5th November 2019 – (Hong Kong) The 22-year-old student from the University of Science and Technology (HKUST) was in a critical condition at around 3.50pm today while being treated at the ICU Department of Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He plummeted from the 3rd floor of a car park at Sheung Tak Estate when riot police was commencing clearance two days ago.

The university’s president, Professor Wei Shyy visited him on early Monday morning and according to sources, he will visit the patient again today. Many media reporters gathered outside the ICU department at around 5pm and when consulted, the doctor in-charge mentioned that it was not convenient for her to disclose any details.

The student suffered from internal haemorrhage in his brain and he has undergone 2 surgeries to reduce the pressure and to remove blood clot. However, both surgeries failed to reduce his brain pressure. In addition, he also suffered a severe fracture to his pelvis. He is currently on Positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy. 2 primary student friends of his arrived at 3pm today to visit him today and they appeared distressed.