City Digest

PUBLISHED : Friday, 19 August, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 19 August, 2011, 12:00am


Driver arrested after chase ends in crash

A 34-year-old man was arrested for furious driving, driving while suspended, driving without third-party insurance and drug possession after a 21/2-kilometre chased ended when he crashed his car into railings at the junction of Boundary Street and Embankment Road, Mong Kok, early yesterday. Police gave chase when they saw the car being driven erratically at about 4.30am in Prince Edward Road East, Kowloon City. The driver, who complained of feeling unwell after the crash, and a 22-year-old pedestrian hit by flying debris were treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Policeman's condition improves to serious

The condition of the police officer injured in a fall during a security check at the new government headquarters on Monday was upgraded from critical to serious. Ng Hon-man, 31, no longer needed assistance breathing but required further surgery, a spokesman at Queen Mary Hospital said.

Three face graft charges over road works

Two directors and a consultant from Adrian Environmental and West Technologies have been charged with conspiracy to defraud the Highways Department and contractors over HK$21 million for road resurfacing works. They will appear in Tuen Mun Court today.

Woman and two youths held after drug raid

Cocaine and ketamine worth HK$92,000 was seized and a 39-year-old pregnant woman and two youths aged 17 and 18 were arrested when police raided the woman's Tsim Sha Tsui flat on Wednesday.