Female pedestrian passes away after being struck by school bus in Discovery Bay 2 days ago

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18th April 2024 – (Hong Kong) On 16th April, a school bus driven by a 50-year-old male surnamed Kwok, was traveling uphill along the Siena One Drive in Discovery Bay. It is suspected that the bus lost control and collided with a woman surnamed Sun, who was standing at the roadside. The impact was forceful enough to trap her beneath the vehicle, causing severe injuries. Tragically, despite the efforts of medical professionals, the victim’s condition did not improve. Yesterday, at 1.21pm, she succumbed to her injuries at Princess Margaret Hospital, where she had been transferred for further treatment.

Following the accident, authorities apprehended the school bus driver on charges of dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm. Investigations are ongoing to determine the exact circumstances leading to the collision.