In Brief

PUBLISHED : Friday, 03 December, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 03 December, 2010, 12:00am

Crash driver held on drug charge

A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after his car crossed into the opposite lane and crashed into an oncoming vehicle outside Marina Cove on Hiram's Highway, Sai Kung, at about 12.30am yesterday. Police said the 23-year-old had white powder in his nostrils. He and the other driver, a 32-year-old woman, were treated for minor injuries at Tseung Kwan O Hospital.

Appeal over fatal fall aboard bus

Police are appealing for information on an accident in which a 66-year-old woman fell over on a bus in Hung Hom about three months ago, sustaining fatal injuries. The incident happened at about 6.50am on August 31 near the junction of To Kwa Wan Road and Chi Kiang Street. Police said she died in Queen Elizabeth Hospital on October 5.

Water tanks set up as main leaks

The Water Supplies Department last night arranged for freshwater tanks to be provided at 26 locations in Eastern district including North Point, Taikoo Shing, Quarry Bay, Kornhill and Sai Wan Ho after supplies were temporarily suspended due to a leaking main near Cityplaza on King's Road.

28 of 6,000 food samples fail test

The Centre for Food Safety said 28 of the 6,000 food samples tested in October were found to be unsatisfactory. About 700 samples of meat, poultry and their products were taken for microbiological and chemical tests. One sample of beef was found to contain the banned preservative sulphur dioxide.

Hunt for youths after pair beaten

A gang of youths is being hunted by police after two men aged 25 and 30 were attacked in Cameron Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, at around 6.15am yesterday.