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  1. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Surge in accidents at Tuen Mun roadworks

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Call to make road signs bigger and clearer after an expressway undergoing improvements records a threefold spike in incidents Surge in accidents at Tuen Mun roadworks District councillors alarmed by a threefold increase in traffic accidents at a roadworks site in Tuen Mun have urged the government to make the spot less confusing for drivers. The road ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Collaring the cows: rural residents fit cattle with reflective gear after spate of road accidents

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Christy Choi

    ... Island and in Sai Kung are being fitted with light-reflecting collars to improve safety on rural roads after a spate of accidents. "It's the same reflective material found ... are not suitable for speed cameras. Stretches of South Lantau Road have been cited as accident black spots, along with Tai Mong Tsai Road and Pak Tam Road in Sai Kung. In June last year, eight cows were ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Highway crash brings road death toll to 5 in 4 days

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:37am by Clifford Lo

    ... by a truck in Fanling. Police figures show 13 people died in road accidents in August. Five people were killed in traffic accidents in July and 11 in June. Sixty-one people were killed in 61 road ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Highway crash brings road death toll to 5 in 4 days A 25-year-old driver died after his car crashed into the concrete barrier on a Tai Po highway ...

  4. News - China

    Freight truck crashes kill 19 in China

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:10pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... six immediately. It says two more people died in hospital from their injuries. The cause is unknown. Road accidents involving heavy trucks are common in China, where overloading is routine ... Associated Press in Beijing Chinese state media say two accidents involving freight trucks have killed 19 people. The official Xinhua News Agency said on Friday that a brake failure caused ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Leading Malaysian opposition figure Karpal Singh dies in road accident

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 10:53am by Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Tributes flow for lawyer and politician killed in crash Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim led tributes yesterday for Karpal Singh, a leading Malaysian politician and lawyer, after his death in a car crash. Singh, 73, who ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Unlicensed driver arrested after crash, car chase

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 03:54pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo An unlicensed driver was arrested after his car crashed while fleeing from police in Tsim Sha Tsui on Thursday morning. The Pakistani man, 29, was driving home in Hung Hom at the time of the incident, shortly before 3am, in a car owned by his ...

  7. News - China Insider - SCAM

    Chinese court’s dismissal of compensation claim highlights traffic accident scams

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:23pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A Zhejiang court has cleared a driver of hitting and paralysing an elderly pedestrian after it ruled that the accident was a scam to win financial compensation ... full-body paralysis, state broadcaster CCTV reported on Sunday. The local court ruled that the elderly man staged the accident after reviewing footage of the incident captured on a video camera ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Illegal road race may have led to fatal Shek O crash

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Clifford Lo

    ... hours until the debris was cleared away. Anyone with information can call police on 3661 1620. Sixty-one people were killed in 61 road accidents in the first eight months of this year. ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Illegal road race may have led to fatal Shek O crash Police are investigating whether an illegal car race was under way in Shek O early yesterday when four ...

  9. News - China

    Four students killed on 'road of danger' in Hunan

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng, CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... He Huifeng and Choi Chi-yuk Four die when bus plunges off infamous Yonglian Highway and into a ravine Students killed on 'road of danger' At least four students were killed and three seriously injured last night, when a bus carrying them to exams plunged more than 30 metres off a notorious section of road in Yongzhou city, Hunan province. The bus- with 46 students, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - Public safety

    Two more trees near scene of fatal Mid-Levels accident pose threat to public, says expert

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 02:53pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... time, posing an imminent danger to the public, an expert said on Friday. Two White Champaca or White Sandalwood trees on Robinson Road have grown too big for where they are planted ... when a 10-metre-tall Indian rubber tree collapsed and landed on her at about 2.30pm. Her baby son was delivered by emergency caesarean section following the accident at Palm Court, and remains ...




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