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  1. Singer left in wheelchair after crash seeks damages

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A former Canto-pop singer who escaped death in a car accident on the mainland but is now in a wheelchair and has brain damage is claiming damages from the driver. The wife of Tsoi Kwok-kuen, Yee Tat-hing, is taking legal action on his behalf against Chan Wah-hin, who was driving his company car with six passengers on board from Yunfu city in Guangdong to Hong Kong ...

  2. Empty MTR train car derails heading to depot

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Four wheels of an MTR East Rail train derailed as the train returned empty to a depot on Thursday night. The wheels of a bogie on the train's eighth car came off ... of incident to happen inside a depot. I remember once two trains crashed in a depot,' he said. 'Although there were no passengers, the driver was there and we have to be concerned about his ...

  3. Drivers face a long road to justice on car safety

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... performance of our home-grown cars in every year's crash tests.' Growing consumer rights awareness is bound to lead to more complaints, he said. And there are now more channels ... puncture in May on the Hyundai Elantra that he had driven for just six days. The car dealer insisted he wouldn't pay a penny in compensation. The manufacturer also refused to take ...

  4. Driver gets 4 years' jail for fatal accident

    Posted Dec 31st 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... to slow down and had been driving badly before the crash, she said. The fact that he had just obtained his driving licence nine months before and was driving a newly bought car with which he ... to dangerous driving causing death and drink-driving. The court heard the crash happened after Chow went on an all-night drinking spree during which he shared five bottles of whisky with friends ...

  5. Community service for man who killed jaywalker while speeding

    Posted Oct 06th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A man who crashed into and killed a jaywalker when speeding in an illegally modified car was yesterday ordered to perform 120 hours of community service and fined HK$4,000. ... was driving in Aberdeen at about 5am on October 18 last year when his car hit Cheung Chun-wo, a 66-year-old Tin Wan resident, at the junction of Aberdeen Main Road and Aberdeen Praya Road. Chan, ...

  6. Driver cleared of dangerous driving over death

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

    ... of the crash. But he was convicted of an alternative charge of careless driving and two counts of using a defective vehicle, after admitting to speeding and illegally modifying his car. Chan Ka-chun, 27, then an interior designer, was driving in Aberdeen at about 5am on October 18 last year when the accident occurred. His car hit a 66-year-old resident of Tin Wan at the junction ...

  7. Singer's brother admits drink-driving causing death

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was seen driving fast and recklessly along a bridge from Marsh Road. He lost control of the car, sped in front of a motorcycle and then crashed into a private car, injuring the driver. But Au did ... Eastern Corridor. Au was speeding away from another accident that had occurred moments earlier. The charges to which Au, a 31-year-old car sales agent, pleaded guilty were: dangerous driving ...

  8. City briefs

    Posted Jul 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... driver arrested after crashing into window A drunk driver was arrested after his car crashed into a window at the Miramar Shopping Centre in Kimberley Road at 3.15am yesterday. The driver lost ...

  9. Accused in fatal crash admits drink-driving

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

    ... Loretta Fong A transport proprietor on trial in the District Court over the death of a student from the United States has admitted drink-driving. Daniel Sheung Kun-hoo, 34, pleaded not guilty to a charge of dangerous driving causing death but admitted two ...

  10. Toyota caught asleep at wheel

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... It is hard to exaggerate the damage that Toyota has done to its hard-won reputation for quality and reliability with the massive recall of its cars because of problems with the accelerator ... publicity and anger among car owners. Toyota recently surpassed the ailing GM to become the world's largest carmaker. One incidental factor at risk in the rush to be the world's biggest ...




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