58-year-old taxi driver arrested for knocking down 33-year-old man in Tai Po

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18th March 2023 – (Hong Kong) At around 2pm today, a man surnamed Fong, aged 33, was reportedly hit by a taxi while crossing the Lam Kam Road near Tong Min Tsuen in Tai Po. The man’s upper and lower body were trapped under a van and the taxi, respectively.

Rescue workers arrived at the scene and quickly extricated the unconscious victim. He sustained a head injury and was promptly transported by ambulance to Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin for treatment. Police officers cordoned off the area and conducted a preliminary investigation. A taxi driver named Ho, aged 58, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of causing serious bodily harm through dangerous driving. The cause and circumstances of the accident remain under further investigation.