Bus driver dies and 14 injured after bus rammed into truck near Tai Lam Tunnel


18th July 2019 – (Hong Kong) At around 2.20pm today, a Citybus no.969 travelling near Tai Lam Tunnel towards Tin Shui Wai rammed into the rear of a truck after the toll plaza. It then lurched forward another 50 meters before grinding to a halt.

Firemen rescued the trapped driver while he was unconscious. He was rushed to hospital before being pronounced dead at 3.39pm. Another 13 passengers on the bus sustained injuries while the truck driver was also injured. All were sent to hospital for further treatment. Police are still investigating the cause of accident.

Transport Department announced that two lanes on Tai Lam Tunnel were closed to traffic after the accident.