Six injured as car crashes into Hang Seng Bank entrance in Mong Kok

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23rd May 2024 – (Hong Kong) At 12.30am today, a private car lost control and veered onto the pavement at the intersection of Nathan Road and Shantung Street in Mong Kok, colliding with the steps of a Hang Seng Bank branch. The incident, resulted in injuries to six individuals, including two pedestrians, the male driver, and three female passengers.

Emergency services responded immediately with multiple ambulances dispatched to the scene. All injured parties were reported to be conscious and received immediate medical attention on-site before being transported to the hospital for further treatment.

The police are currently investigating the cause of the crash. Preliminary reports suggest the driver swerved to avoid another vehicle changing lanes abruptly. Authorities conducted an alcohol test on the driver, which confirmed he had not been drinking.

Curiously, the aftermath of the crash revealed a piglet and a box of cakes inside the vehicle, which were later collected by a friend of one of the injured parties. The police continue to delve into the specifics of this unusual accident, aiming to determine the full circumstances surrounding the event.