Dog fatally struck by bus in Shek Kip Mei, owner devastated

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Nam Cheong Street

30th November 2023 – (Hong Kong) A dog was fatally struck by a double-decker bus in Shek Kip Mei, leaving its owner devastated. The incident occurred at around 6pm today, a KMB bus on route 2F was approaching the intersection of Nam Cheong Street and Wai Lun Street. The bus driver, unable to apply the brakes in time, collided with the dog, causing it to collapse in critical condition. The distraught owner immediately sought help and reported the incident to the authorities. Despite the prompt arrival of rescue personnel, a subsequent examination confirmed the dog’s unfortunate demise. Law enforcement officials sealed off the scene and initiated an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident.

According to eyewitnesses, the incident took place as the owner was cradling their beloved 7-year-old brown Pomeranian at a pedestrian crossing on Nam Cheong Street. While waiting for the traffic signal to change, the dog suddenly broke free from its owner’s embrace and tragically found itself in the path of the oncoming bus. The owner, witnessing the horrifying scene unfold, fell to their knees in anguish. Subsequently, arrangements were made for the proper handling of the dog’s remains by the animal welfare services.