BAMBOO HITS DRIVER'S FACE IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENT

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 17 December, 2002, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 17 December, 2002, 12:00am

A driver was in a critical condition yesterday after his van crashed into a lorry in Tai Po loaded with bamboo poles, which then flew through his windscreen and hit him in the face. Police said his car hit the lorry, which had broken down in the north-bound lane of Tolo Highway at 4am. The man, 48, was taken to Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital.