23rd March 2023 – (Hong Kong) A 23-year-old woman was injured in a traffic accident involving a tour bus at Lei Yue at around 1:32 pm. According to the police, the bus was turning left into Lei Yue Mun Path when it hit the pedestrian who was crossing the road. The victim was trapped under the vehicle and had to be rescued by firefighters.
The rescue operation took around 15 minutes, and the woman was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for treatment. The victim suffered injuries to her feet, but she was conscious when she was taken to the hospital. The driver of the tour bus, a 56-year-old man, was not injured in the accident and stayed at the scene to assist in the investigation.
The police are investigating the cause of the accident. They are examining CCTV footage of the incident and interviewing witnesses to determine what happened. It is not clear whether the driver of the tour bus will face any charges as a result of the accident.