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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Video shows driver fainting as bus veered out of control before Chai Wan crash

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by JENNIFER NGO AND CLIFFORD LO

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Clifford Lo Two of the victims were staff at British celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck restaurant Video shows bus driver fainting Security video recordings on a double-decker bus that crashed in Shau Kei Wan on Monday showed the driver fainted and that the vehicle careened out of control for more than 10 seconds before it crashed into a taxi and another bus ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Bus driver collapsed at wheel shortly before deadly crash

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung, JOLIE HO

    ... Simpson Cheung and Jolie Ho Bus driver ‘collapsed’ before crash Bus passengers yesterday described how they saw their driver collapse moments before the bus careened down a hill and caused a three-vehicle pile-up that left three people in a crushed taxi dead, and injured 56. One man remained in critical condition last night after the crash on Hong Kong Island, in which the out-of-control ...

  3. KMB bus crashes into stalled truck

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A bus driver was badly hurt and 10 passengers were injured when his double-decker slammed into a truck that had broken down in Lai Chi Kok. The driver, 59, was trapped unconscious in his bus and was freed by firemen. The truck driver, 45, was directing motorists around his stalled vehicle in Kwai Chung Road, near Princess Margaret Hospital, when the route 58X bus ...

  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. Driver charged over fatal bus crash

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... proceedings. Since November's crash, the bus company has conducted extra checks on overnight routes, stepped up speed monitoring of its fleet at night and acted to improve staff awareness about ... Clifford Lo A charge of dangerous driving causing death has been laid against the driver of a Kowloon Motor Bus double-decker that toppled on its side in Tseung Kwan O in November, killing ...

  6. Fewer bus drivers speeding after fatal crash

    Posted Jan 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng The proportion of bus drivers caught speeding by KMB dropped by a third in the month following a fatal accident in Tseung Kwan O. On November 9, a KMB double decker bus on route ... the bus' speed to 70 kilometres per hour when driving on a flat road. However, he admitted that was a limited measure and that some drivers got caught speeding on roads with a speed limit lower ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 25 injured after two buses collide in Shing Mun Tunnel

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... traffic accident involving buses during the Lunar New Year. On Monday, two bus drivers and 11 passengers were injured when two buses crashed head on in Lei Tung Estate Road, Aberdeen, and a taxi crashed into one of the buses. Acting transport commissioner Albert Yuen Lap-pun said the Department had ordered the bus companies to submit reports on the accidents and would ask them to review ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 25 passengers injured in bus crash

    Posted Mar 05th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The driver of a double-decker who allegedly jumped a red light and hit another bus head-on in Sha Tin, injuring 26 people, has been arrested. The 33-year-old man, surnamed Ng, was arrested for dangerous driving after investigations into last night's crash, in which passengers were thrown from their seats and showered with glass. Ng was released on bail and must report ...




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