Multiple car accidents occur in Lion Rock Tunnel within an hour


22nd January 2022 – (Hong Kong) Multiple traffic accidents occurred in Lion Rock Tunnel this morning causing severe traffic disruption. At around 8.32am today, a private car was traveling along the slow lane of the tunnel towards Kowloon. During the period, it was suspected that the vehicle had slowed down due to traffic conditions, but five vehicles including buses, trucks, light goods vehicles and coaches were following behind. It is suspected that they were not able to catch up and collided one after another, and 2 people were slightly injured in the accident.

After the accident, the traffic congestion stretched for more than 4 kilometres.

When the police arrived at the scene to deal with the accident, two more accidents occurred in the tunnel. A taxi collided with a minibus. The taxi driver reported a foot injury. A bus, a minibus and another car also collided.