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  1. Speed limiters urged after fatal crash

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Anita Lam and Martin Wong A bus crash early yesterday that killed three people and injured 24 brought calls for speed limiters and seat belts to be required on all non-franchised buses- but the Transport Department made no promises this would be done, despite a mounting toll from crashes involving such vehicles. A single-deck bus carrying airport ground staff home after the night shift ...

  2. 21 hurt in two bus crashes at tunnel exit

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Two KMB route 49X double-decker buses crashed at almost the same spot in separate accidents yesterday morning, injuring 21 people. Both buses were damaged at the Sha Tin exit of the Shing Mun Tunnel. The first crash occurred at 6.05am, when a bus hit another double-decker. Five hours later, another route 49X bus crashed into the hillside. Both bus drivers have been ...

  3. Death crash bus was probably speeding

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A bus that crashed on Lantau on Friday, killing three passengers and injuring 23 others, was probably speeding when it ran out of control and toppled on to one side, police ... that the bus, carrying 28 airport ground staff home after the night shift, was travelling above 80km/h when it crashed on the North Lantau Highway, a police officer involved in the investigation said. ...

  4. Bus driver distraught over crash, union says

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The driver of the bus that crashed in Tseung Kwan O early on Tuesday, killing two passengers and injuring more than 30, is suffering emotional problems, his union leader says. ... as the company reduced the driving time for some routes. 'Bus drivers usually have to do six single trips, and they should have five to six minutes in between for a break,' Lam said. 'We ...

  5. Bus driver suspended after 4-vehicle crash

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A KMB bus driver has been suspended from driving duties after his double-decker allegedly caused a four-vehicle chain collision that left eight people in hospital yesterday. The man, 58, who has worked at Kowloon Motor Bus for more than 30 years, started work at about 5.30am and was driving service 2F along Un Chau Street in Cheung Sha Wan on his first journey ...

  6. 2nd person dies from bus crash

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Another victim of the Tseung Kwan O bus crash died in hospital yesterday, bringing the death toll to two. The latest fatality was a woman identified as Liu, 24, who had been in critical condition in the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin since the bus toppled shortly after midnight on Monday. The Kowloon Motor Bus double-decker on route 692 fell on its right side ...

  7. Driver in fatal bus crash apologises to victims' families

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The driver who crashed his bus in Sai Kung last year, killing 19 people and injuring 43, said he was not 'cold-blooded' and apologised to bereaved family members ... Ling-kwok and read by his barrister. Hung pleaded guilty to a count of dangerous driving causing death. The accident happened at Nam Pin Wai roundabout when the bus flipped on its side and rammed ...

  8. Bus driver arrested over fatal crash

    Posted Nov 10th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Clifford Lo

    ... are investigating whether the Kowloon Motor Bus vehicle on route 692 was travelling above the 50km/h speed limit at the junction of Po Shun Road when it crashed as it made a right turn into Tong Ming Street ... said he heard a loud bang, then saw the crashed bus. 'There were no vehicles in front or behind the bus,' he said. 'Apparently it did not slow down at the junction. The driver ...

  9. Bus driver faces jail after pleading guilty over fatal crash

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... control of his tour bus on a roundabout and crashed, leaving 19 dead. Eleven cameras will be installed on Hong Kong Island, four in Kowloon and 10 in the New Territories. A review ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Joshua But The driver of a tour bus that careered down Garden Road in Central last year, killing a teenage girl and injuring 50 people, has pleaded guilty to dangerous ...

  10. School's memorial day marred by bus crash

    Posted Oct 08th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... the crash and there had been a brake mark about 20 metres long behind it, but the bus driver had been unable to brake in time to avoid the collision. About 3,000 Canadian International School ... Martin Wong A bus carrying 30 Canadian International School students was involved in a head-on collision with a dump truck in Pokfulam Road yesterday. None of the passengers on the bus ...




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