Man found unconscious outside North District Hospital before being certified dead

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8th June 2024 – (Hong Kong) In a reported incident at 5.49am today, the police received a report from a passerby regarding a man found lying unconscious on Po Kin Road, opposite North District Hospital. Paramedics arrived at the scene and promptly transported the individual to North District Hospital, where his demise was confirmed. The police have temporarily classified the case as one involving unconsciousness and death during hospitalisation, leading to the involvement of the Serious Crime Unit from Tai Po Police District.

The incident took place near the traffic lights at the junction of Po Kin Road and Cheung Lung Wai Estate. Police officers have cordoned off the area between the pedestrian walkway and the bicycle path, believed to be the location where the man was found lying. In addition to the presence of the Serious Crime Unit from Tai Po Police District, armed police officers have been deployed to safeguard the scene.