In Brief

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 12 August, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 12 August, 2008, 12:00am

Three truck drivers hurt by falling containers

Three containers toppled onto three trucks, injuring three drivers at a Kwai Chung container terminal early yesterday. The incident happened at about 3.30am when a container being lifted by a crane hit a stack of containers, causing three to tumble down at No6 container terminal in Container Port Road South. One of the three drivers, aged 55, was trapped and had to be freed by firemen. He was in serious condition in Princess Margaret Hospital. The other drivers suffered minor injuries.

Girl, 16, hit by motorcycle

A 16-year-old suffered head and leg injuries when she was knocked down by a motorcycle in Nathan Road near the junction with Argyle Street. She was in stable condition at Kwong Wah Hospital. The motorcyclist, 31, was unhurt.

Pedestrian hurt in hit-and-run

Police are looking for the driver of a taxi involved in a hit-and-run accident in Mong Kok. A 57-year-old man knocked down by the taxi in Temple Street, near the junction of Public Square Street, was treated for minor injuries at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Man attacks neighbours

Police arrested a man, 36, for injuring two neighbours with a hammer and bottle of insecticide in Tak Shui House, on Tak Tin Estate, Lam Tin. The injured man, 79, and his wife, 46, were treated for minor arm injuries at United Christian Hospital. Police said the attack was sparked by a trivial argument.

Olympic and souvenir sets on sale

Olympics stamps and other souvenir stamp collections will be sold at Hongkong Post outlets from Thursday. They include the HK$41 Summer Palace presentation pack and the HK$41 Beijing Olympic Games souvenir sheet.

16 restaurant diners sick

Sixteen people were taken ill after dining at the Fung Shing restaurant in On Tai Street, Sheung Wan, the Centre for Health Protection said. All 16 developed abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea after having meals at the restaurant on Thursday and Sunday.