Young woman hit by car in Macao after failing to look both ways while crossing road

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16th November 2023 – (Macao) A young woman was hospitalised following a traffic accident in Macau this morning, sparking concerns over pedestrian safety. The incident occurred near the Rio Hotel on Rua de Luís Gonzaga Gomes at around 11.30am.

As seen in a video circulated on social media, the victim, a young woman, was crossing the road and looking to her left, seemingly unaware of an approaching private car from her right. The collision sent her flying through the air, performing a full 360-degree flip before landing face-down on the road, appearing to be unconscious.

Fire and ambulance services in Macau were alerted, and the victim, an 18-year-old mainland Chinese woman, was taken to the hospital on top of the hill for treatment. She was confirmed to have sustained a swollen bruise on her forehead but remained conscious and stable during the transfer. Further investigation into the incident is underway.