City Digest

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 14 September, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 14 September, 2011, 12:00am


Hongkonger dead, four hurt in Silk Road crash

A Hongkonger died and three others and their driver were injured in Gansu province when their car crashed and rolled on its side at about 3pm on Monday during a trip from Dunhuang to Yumen Pass, major stops on the ancient Silk Road. A 38-year-old man was confirmed dead when rescuers reached the scene four hours after the crash. A Hong Kong woman and the local driver were seriously injured, and a Hong Kong couple, aged 37 and 40, were slightly injured. All of the injured remained in Dunhuang Hospital last night. The Hong Kong government office in Beijing was assisting the victims.

Three burgle shop of HK$100,000 in jewellery

Police are seeking three men aged about 30 who broke into a jewellery shop in the Sun Yuen Long Centre in Long Yat Road, Yuen Long, and escaped with of rings and necklaces worth HK$100,000 yesterday.

Hospitals treat six for festival wax burns

Five males and a female aged two to 31 had been treated in public hospitals by 10am for wax burns received during Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations, the Hospital Authority said. Three remained in hospital in stable condition.

Costly lane change for driver of new Mercedes

A new HK$1.7 million Mercedes Benz hit the back of a KMB bus and crashed into railings on the Ting Kau Bridge at 12.15pm as the driver changed lanes. No one was hurt.