Ugandan arrested on drug charge and suspected heroin seized
Police acting on a tip-off arrested a man and seized HK$640,000 worth of suspected heroin in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday. The 49-year-old Ugandan was caught in a public corridor in Mirador Mansion in Nathan Road at about 1am. A package containing 1.5kg of suspected heroin was allegedly found on him. The man was being held last night for questioning. In three other raids on Thurday and yesterday, police arrested six men and a woman aged from 21 to 26 suspected of drug dealing in three operations in Kwai Chung and Yuen Long, seizing Ketamine, cocaine and heroin worth about HK$158,000.
Truck driver hurt in accident
A driver was critically injured when his truck crashed into the back of a parked truck in Wang Chiu Road near Sheung Yuet Road in Kowloon Bay at 1.15am. The 25-year-old man was trapped and had to be freed by firemen. He was unconscious when taken to United Christian Hospital.
Blaze damages food market
Fire damaged a single-storey cooked-food market undergoing renovation in Wong Tai Sin. The blaze broke out at the market outside Lung Lok House, Lower Wong Tai Sin Estate, at 9.16am. No one was injured. Investigations found nothing suspicious.
Tate's Cairn Tunnel smash
A driver lost control of her Sha Tin-bound car, crossed into the opposite lane and collided head-on with a taxi in Tate's Cairn Tunnel at about 4.50am. The woman, 31, taxi driver, 54, and his male passenger, 30, were treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Crash injures policewoman
An off-duty policewoman, 32, was injured when she lost control of her motorcycle and crashed in Long Tin Road, Tin Shui Wai at about 2.25am. She was treated at Pok Oi Hospital.