Truck overturns and collides with KMB bus on Prince Edward Road East

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25th June 2024 – (Hong Kong) At 8.14am today, a truck was travelling along Prince Edward Road East towards Kwun Tong when it unexpectedly collided with a roadside barrier near The Latitude. The impact caused the truck to overturn and exert pressure on the left lane, where a 98C KMB bus was positioned. The truck driver suffered injuries to their hands and feet and required medical treatment at a hospital, which was promptly arranged through an ambulance. The exact cause of the accident is still under investigation.

In response to the incident, the Transport Department has announced the closure of a portion of Prince Edward Road East (towards Kwun Tong) near The Latitude due to the traffic accident. Motorists are advised to utilize the remaining lanes for their travel, while also considering alternative routes given the current congestion in the area.