Woman is hit by taxi while taking lunch to her son

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 03 December, 2002, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 03 December, 2002, 12:00am
 

A single mother was seriously injured yesterday when she was knocked down by a taxi in Kwai Fong while taking a lunchbox to school for her eight-year-old son.


The school offers lunchboxes for $14.50 but Liu Weichan, 38, made lunch for Tse Wai-luen every day because she was on a tight budget.


Ms Liu was on her way to the Lee 1 Yao Memorial School near Kwai Fong Estate when she was hit by the taxi.


The two-way permit holder, whose husband died six years ago, is on welfare.


Witnesses said she was thrown 10 metres but still asked a neighbour to make sure Wai-luen had his lunch.


Ms Liu was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital, where her condition last night was described as serious.


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