Hiker in Sai Kung falls ill and loses consciousness, airborne rescue effort sends him to hospital

MacLehose Trail Section 2

26th September 2023 – (Hong Kong) In an incident today (26th) at around 3pm today, law enforcement authorities received a report about a man who suddenly fell ill and collapsed while hiking along Section 2 of the MacLehose Trail in Sai Kung.

Responding swiftly to the call, the Government Flying Service dispatched a helicopter to the scene. The unconscious hiker was lifted and transported to the Eastern District Hospital for urgent medical treatment. Law enforcement officials have initiated an investigation into the cause and circumstances surrounding the incident. Unfortunately, he was subsequently certified dead.