Tolo Highway in Tai Po adds to accident count as another vehicle overturns


12th April 2024 – (Hong Kong) In yet another unfortunate incident on Tolo Highway in Tai Po, a vehicle has overturned. Today, at approximately 1.30pm, the police received a report of a collision involving two vehicles on Tolo Highway. Footage from a car dashboard camera, widely circulated online, captured the sequence of events. A light goods vehicle was travelling along the fast lane towards Sha Tin when, near Wan Tau Tong Estate, it seemingly lost control on a bend and collided with a stone barrier, causing it to flip onto its side. The vehicle then struck a private car before coming to a stop on the shoulder of the road. The driver of the light goods vehicle reported being trapped inside. Reports indicate that four individuals were injured in the accident, including a 3-year-old child who sustained injuries from shattered glass within the private car. Several compassionate drivers at the scene can be seen in citizen-uploaded videos, stopping their vehicles to assist the injured. The police are currently investigating the cause of the incident.