Cargo truck overturns and damages 30-meter guardrail on Sheung Shui’s Po Shek Wu Road

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3rd April 2024 – (Hong Kong) During this evening, a cargo truck overturned on Po Shek Wu Road in Sheung Shui, shortly after leaving Choi Yuen Estate’s roundabout. The truck, suspected to have lost control, flipped to the right side and collided with a 30-meter guardrail before coming to rest on a stone embankment separating the two lanes. A passing driver promptly reported the incident, leading to the arrival of a large number of firefighters who managed to rescue the situation. Fortunately, no injuries were reported, but the ground was left with oil stains that will require cleaning.

The Transport Department has announced the closure of certain lanes (lanes two and three) in the direction of Po Shek Wu Road near Choi Yuen Estate due to the traffic accident. Motorists are advised to utilise the remaining lanes for their travel. Presently, the area is experiencing heavy traffic congestion.