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  1. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Luxury cars score poorly in new U.S. crash test

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the top-selling Mercedes-Benz C-Class, scored poorly in a new frontal crash test designed to mimic what happens when a car hits another vehicle, power pole or tree. Of 11 midsize luxury or near-luxury ... is not sold in the city while the Volvo S60 is not popular. Most cars are now built with safety cages that can handle head-on collisions and other crashes without crushing the driver and others inside ...

  2. Two vehicles crash as drivers pick up items from car floors

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A car crashed into a flowerbed, and a taxi overturned in two accidents in Tseung Kwan O yesterday. Five people were injured when the drivers lost control as they tried to pick up items that had dropped to the floor of their vehicles. In the first accident, which happened at about 12.15am, a car travelling along Po Hong Road outside Po Tsui Park slammed ...

  3. Suspected drink-driver collapses and dies after Kowloon car crash

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

    ... Clifford Lo A man who died after a car collision yesterday had earlier been able to get out of his car and walk to check on the condition of the other driver involved. Kan Kwok-hung, 43, was conscious when rescuers arrived but collapsed as paramedics helped him out of his car. He was pronounced dead later in hospital. Police said he smelled strongly of alcohol and tests would ...

  4. Police investigate car's speed in fatal crash

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are investigating whether a car was exceeding the 50km/h speed limit when it crashed into a parked vehicle in Ta Kwu Ling on Thursday. The 20-year-old driver, surnamed Yeung, died yesterday. The Toyota Corolla reportedly mounted a pavement and continued for about 20 metres before it hit a car parked outside a garage in Ping Che Road near Ng Chow South Road ...

  5. Tycoon's car in crash

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A HK$2.2 million Bentley owned by retail tycoon Dickson Poon's Dickson Concepts and an oncoming truck collided in Stubbs Road near the junction with Shiu Fai Terrace yesterday. The car was travelling uphill when the accident happened at about 10.55am. No passenger was in the vehicle at the time. Its 43-year-old chauffeur suffered a slight injury to his right hand ...

  6. Composer held after drink-driving crash

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and film director, who made his name with the popular song My Deskmate in the 1990s, was at the wheel of his SUV when it crashed into three other vehicles stopped at a red light on Dongzhimen Outer Avenue around 10.30pm, Xinhua reported. A breath test conducted by traffic police immediately after they arrived at the scene of the crash found the 42-year-old had an alcohol concentration ...

  7. Man dies in five-vehicle crash

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A 19-year-old man was killed in a five-vehicle crash on Tai Po Road last night. The man, surnamed Tong, lost control of his car on a bend on Tai Po Road, colliding with another car. That caused a chain of collisions with a third car, a van and a motorcycle. Two injured motorists were being treated in hospital. ...

  8. 8 hurt as truck hits vehicles at red light

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... whether the crash was caused by a mechanical fault and also looking into whether the truck was overloaded or speeding. The truck was travelling south on Cheung Wing Road when the crash happened ... carrying 40 cylinders of refrigerant, causing a chain collision with another 10 stationary vehicles - two double-decker buses, four goods vehicles, two taxis and two cars. 'The stationary ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jun 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... passenger hurt in crash A 25-year-old woman passenger was injured when a car crashed into the roadside at the roundabout on Nin Wah Road, Ma On Shan, at 5am. She was taken to Prince of Wales Hospital. The driver was suspected of drink-driving. five monitors stolen The theft of five LCD monitors was discovered at Polytechnic University when staff arrived at 8.30am to find two ...

  10. City briefs

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Driver held after crash A drink-driver escaped injury when his car crashed into the back of a truck and overturned in Kwai Chung. The 35-year-old man told police he lost control when he swerved to avoid a dog in Castle Peak Road at about 3am. He was arrested for drink-driving after failing a breathalyser test. ...




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