Female construction worker dies after being run over by water truck in Chek Lap Kok

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21st November 2019 – (Hong Kong) The Labour Department (LD) is investigating a fatal work accident that occurred at a construction site on Sky City Road East in Chek Lap Kok at 9.40am this morning in which a worker died. A female worker was knocked down by a water truck and ran over by it. She sustained severe head injuries before being pronounced dead by paramedics. The case has been classified as death caused by reckless driving.

The LD immediately deployed staff to the scene upon receiving a report of the accident, and is now conducting an investigation to look into its cause.