Taxi loses control and crashes into stairs in front of Exit D of MTR Prince Edward Station

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28th March 2023 – (Hong Kong) At 7.14am today, a taxi traveling along Portland Street in Mong Kok crashed into the pedestrian walkway at the intersection with Playing Field Road, colliding with the stairs outside Exit D of MTR Prince Edward Station. The taxi sustained severe damage to its front end, and the 57-year-old driver suffered injuries to his feet.

Emergency services arrived on the scene promptly, and firefighters had to extricate the injured driver from the wrecked vehicle. After receiving initial treatment at the scene, the driver refused to be taken to the hospital. He is currently recuperating from his injuries.

As a result of the accident, Exit D of Prince Edward MTR Station had to be temporarily closed to the public. It was later unsealed at 7.45am. Police are investigating the cause of the accident, and no further details have been released at this time.