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PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 20 June, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 20 June, 2006, 12:00am

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Four hurt as bus hits car and taxi

Four people were injured in a three-car pile-up at the corner of Princess Margaret Road and Argyle Street, Mongkok, at 2.30am. Police are investigating whether one of the vehicles jumped a red light. The accident happened when a car turning into Argyle Street and a taxi collided. A bus travelling beside the taxi was unable to avoid hitting the vehicles. Two men in the car, the bus driver and the taxi passenger suffered minor injuries and were taken to Queen Elizabeth hospital.

Slim pickings for thief who ransacked cars

Six vehicles parked in Tseung Kwan O were ransacked but the culprit managed to get away with just $40. Police patrolling Po Lam Road North at 6.30am found the windows of the vehicles - four vans, a car and a taxi - smashed. After the owners were alerted, it was found the thief had netted just $40 in coins from the taxi.

Father and son in fight

An elderly man and his son were arrested for wounding and assault, respectively. Police said the father, 73, and son, 29, had fought at their flat in Che Fong Street, Kwai Chung after the son asked for money. A friend of the son who was in the flat called police.