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  1. Bus crash survivors returned to HK

    Posted Nov 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Survivors of the bus crash that killed three Hong Kong people in southern Guangdong on Friday returned to Hong Kong yesterday. A government spokeswoman said the three male ... travelling in the opposite direction ran out of control after a tyre blowout. The truck ploughed through a road divider and crashed into the bus. Six passengers died immediately, including two Hong ...

  2. Relatives of bus-crash victims stage KMB sit-in

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The company's refusal to discuss compensation sparks protest Relatives of the victims of last week's fatal bus crash yesterday staged a sit-in outside the Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) ... and 2.30pm. A spokeswoman for the franchised bus operator said they had tried their best to meet the demand of the families. The company began issuing $30,000 assistance payments to some ...

  3. Bus crash panel visits disaster site

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... investigated by police. It is understood that accounts from people who witnessed the incident suggested movement by panicking passengers after the bus crashed with an articulated truck may have caused ... in critical condition. The source said both the bus and the truck had been travelling below the 70km/h speed limit. People living near the crash site at Ting Kau village said yesterday they were still ...

  4. Bus speed recorders possible after crash

    Posted Oct 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the bus company of failing to provide them with enough assistance. Mr Lee, whose wife Tam Chou-lin, 42 was among the three passengers who died after their coach crashed into a toppled truck ... of them, Lee Yuk-fan, 46, said she thought the coach was way over the speed limit when the crash happened. 'Our bus was probably going at more than 100km/h,' she said. ...

  5. Police use sandbag-filled bus to recreate Tuen Mun crash

    Posted Jul 17th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... The scene of last week's Tuen Mun bus tragedy was blocked to traffic for five hours yesterday while police reconstructed the accident that killed 21 people. Fronm midnight to 5am, a double-decker bus with sand bags on seats and an empty container truck pieced together the final moments of the crash on Tuen Mun Road which has left 18 passengers in hospital. Two men and a woman ...

  6. Three HK tourists killed in Guangdong bus crash

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... was still in a coma last night after the crash, which happened on the Huilai section of the Shenzhen-Shantou Highway about 9pm. One of the two injured Hong Kong residents, Kwok Yau-keung, 49, ... passengers on a hotel courtesy bus. It is not known how many people were on board. The truck had toppled on to its side on the Shenzhen-Shantou Highway after one of its tyres burst. The coach tried ...

  7. Second fatal bus crash in 10 days

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... A Hong Kong tourist was killed and nine others injured when the minibus they were travelling in collided head-on with a goods vehicle during a sightseeing trip on the mainland. Details of the crash - the second fatal traffic accident on the mainland involving Hong Kong tourists in 10 days - were revealed when they returned yesterday after being treated at a mainland hospital. Two ...

  8. Crash needs independent probe, so why not Sars?

    Posted Jul 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The appointment of an independent panel to consider how to improve road safety in the wake of last week's fatal bus crash on the Tuen Mun highway will help ensure lessons that may ... of the bus crash. While this would seem to limit the scope of the inquiry it at least ensures the experts will not trespass on the criminal investigation that the police are already conducting. Chief ...

  9. Investigators still searching for crash clues

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... stable or satisfactory. The head of the Prince of Wales Hospital trauma and emergency centre, Peter Cameron, expressed concern that the victims of the Tuen Mun bus crash were taken to other ... Truck driver has bail extended, while KMB will offer a $30,000 sympathy payment to families The driver of the container truck that collided with a Kowloon Motor Bus, causing it to plunge ...

  10. Crash report spotlights high-risk roads

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... in the July 10 crash. The bus collided with a truck along an elevated section of the Tuen Mun Highway, causing the bus to plunge 31 metres off the road. The panel, chaired by Cheng Hon-kwan, a civil ... Joseph Lo The probe into the Tuen Mun bus tragedy says 39 locations need to be examined- but bad drivers are the main problem The final report by a panel investigating highway safety ...




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