Man sits precariously on flyover across Tolo Highway in Tai Po


17th September 2020 – (Hong Kong) At about midnight today, a man was found sitting dangerously on a flyover across the Tolo Highway on Science Park Road, Tai Po. Motorists passing by, fearing that he would fall off the bridge and commit suicide, immediately reported the case to police. The police rushed to the report and immediately blocked the Science Park Road flyover and some traffic lanes under Tolo Highway.

The firefighters finally persuaded the male victim and he returned to a safe place. It is understood that the man who attempted to jump off the bridge was depressed with his ex-girlfriend earlier due to relationship dispute.

If you have suicidal tendencies or depression, please call the 24-hour multi-lingual hotline at The Samaritans Hong Kong : 28960000.