Health

Patient dies after falling down manhole on morning stroll at hospital

PUBLISHED : Monday, 29 October, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 29 October, 2001, 12:00am

A patient at the Caritas Hospital in Shamshuipo died after he fell into a manhole while taking a morning walk.


Police were called when nurses failed to locate the patient, 48, shortly before 8am. The man was later found dead in the manhole near the hospital's Wai Yue Block.