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  1. Bus driver fined over fatal crash

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A bus driver was fined HK$5,000 and disqualified from driving for 12 months yesterday for careless driving leading to a crash that left one passenger dead and another ... was acquitted the same day when the magistrate said he could have had a heart attack before the accident. In February's crash, Kwun Tong Court heard, the bus had its roof and its left side ...

  2. Bus driver in death crash acquitted

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a reasonable doubt that Lee Siu-ming, 46, did not suffer a heart attack before the bus mounted a pavement in Mong Kok, tearing off its roof on a concrete canopy in a crash that also injured 12 people. ... Chandra Wong Heart attack theory clears KMB worker A bus driver yesterday was acquitted of dangerous driving over the death of a pedestrian because a magistrate could not rule out ...

  3. Court rejects appeal by travel firm found liable for fatal bus crash

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal by a travel agency found liable for a bus crash in Taiwan three years ago in which five tourists from Hong Kong were killed. Kwan Kin ... crash. Mr Justice Longley had ordered Kwan Kin to pay HK$814,000 to Victor Chea Kam-wing, who suffered multiple injuries and said he still had lower back pain. The case was seen as a test ...

  4. Bus driver charged after fatal crash

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu A bus driver was charged yesterday with dangerous driving causing death after a crash late on Friday night involving two buses in Tseung Kwan O left two women dead. ... condition. Two others were stable last night. The remaining 10 were discharged. Both drivers were also treated. The other bus had no passengers. Police said the crash occurred at 11.50pm ...

  5. Investigators puzzled by bus crash that kills driver

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... whether the Long Win double-decker was travelling faster than the 80km/h speed limit at the time of the crash. The bus' speedometer indicated a speed of over 90km/h, said a police source. 'But the indicator might have been moved by the impact of the crash,' the source said. 'The speedometer has been taken to the government laboratory for examination.' The bus ...

  6. Driver blackout claim in fatal bus crash

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... knocked down traffic lights and railings, then crashed into the canopy on October 17 last year, the court was told. Postman Liu Chi-wah, one of five passengers who testified in court, said the bus ... Chandra Wong The driver of a double-decker bus which mounted a pavement and ploughed into the concrete canopy of a building, ripping off its roof and killing a pedestrian, might have ...

  7. Bus rammed truck in fatal crash: witness

    Posted Sep 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A truck driver described yesterday how he saw a double-decker bus driving too close behind a container truck before crashing into the back of it. The collision in Yuen Long ... that he noticed the two vehicles because they were alone on that part of the highway and 'they were too close to each other'. Kowloon Motor Bus driver Lee Wai-man, 52, pleaded not guilty ...

  8. Agency sued over fatal bus crash

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The travel agency that organised a group tour to Taiwan that resulted in the death of five Hongkongers in a bus crash should be held responsible, a court heard yesterday. ... it was travelling at an alarming speed. When a corner loomed, he said, the bus shot through a guard rail, and tumbled into a valley below. 'I didn't see the coach crashing against the fence ...

  9. KMB chief reassures passengers after crashes

    Posted Feb 21st 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The Kowloon Motor Bus chief expressed concern over bus safety after two of its double-deckers were involved in accidents in the space of four days, leaving one person dead ... Tin yesterday. Mr Chan, who is chairman of the Hong Kong Jockey Club's board of stewards, added that the bus company took every precaution to avoid accidents. 'Whenever ...

  10. 13 passengers injured in bus accident

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A driver and his 13 passengers, mostly elderly, were injured when a private bus ran out of control and crashed into a central divider in Fanling yesterday. A 79-year-old woman ... to avoid a dog,' a police spokeswoman said. The bus crashed into a central divider and mowed down 2 metres of railing. The driver had to be freed by firemen. 'Most of the passengers ...




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