Street racing incident in Tai Po leads to arrests of four bikers aged between 61-78

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29th February 2024 – (Hong Kong) In the aftermath of a street racing incident that occurred in Tai Po on Monday afternoon, the police have made arrests, including a 76-year-old biker and three others. The incident came to light when a biker lost control and crashed into a stone barrier while heading towards Tai Po via Bride’s Pool Road. The 66-year-old biker sustained leg injuries and was promptly taken to the Prince of Wales Hospital for medical treatment.

Taking charge of the investigation, the New Territories North traffic unit uncovered that the accident was a result of street racing involving five bikers. Subsequently, on Thursday morning, the police arrested four individuals between the ages of 61 and 78 in different locations, namely Yuen Long, Tai Po, Sha Tin, and Tin Shui Wai. The charges against them include illegal racing, reckless driving, and driving without third-party insurance.

Currently, the arrested individuals remain in police custody as the investigation unfolds. In addition to the arrests, the police were successful in seizing the vehicles and clothing worn by the offenders during the commission of the crime.