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  1. Driver found guilty in bus accident that killed two

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A former bus driver whose speeding double-decker flipped over- killing two passengers and injuring dozens- was found guilty of dangerous driving causing death yesterday. The bus Chan Kwok-fai was driving ran out of control in Tseung Kwan O two years ago. He was found guilty by the District Court of causing the death of Liu Cheuk-miu and Yip Kwan-wun by dangerous ...

  2. Driver, bus company sued over cabbie's death

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The estate administrator of a man hit and killed by a bus which ran a red light is suing the driver and the Kowloon Motor Bus Co for damages. Wong Wai-wan, the administrator ... driver, was helping his passenger load goods into his taxi when he was knocked down. The bus driver, Wong Ton-fan, was jailed for 20 months in February last year for dangerous driving causing ...

  3. Bus driver jailed for causing fatal crash

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The driver of a private bus was jailed yesterday for 41/2 years and disqualified from driving for four years for causing a crash that killed three passengers and injured 22. Wong Yun-choi, 47, was found guilty in the District Court of dangerous driving causing the death of Ng Yu-bun, 33, Sham Ka-yung, 56, and Wong Siu-kau, 51, in the crash on North Lantau Highway ...

  4. Driving ban period doubled for bus driver in fatal crash

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

    ... Yvonne Tsui Appeal judges have doubled the length of the driving ban imposed on the driver of a bus that crashed in Sai Kung, killing 19 people. Hung Ling-kwok was jailed for three years ... meaningful and effective in protecting the public. 'Hung was an extremely irresponsible driver who totally neglected the safety of others,' Cheung said. The accident, in which the bus ...

  5. Bus driver with a history of speeding sent to jail for 32 months over death of two women

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

    ... started his shift when he crossed a give-way line, hit a double-decker bus, mowed down signs and scaffolding in front of seven shops, and ploughed into a group of pedestrians. Apart from killing ... but did not estimate how fast Chan was driving. The scientist estimated the double-decker bus was travelling at 40km/h. Damage to roller shutters, signboards, scaffolding and display boards ...

  6. 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 ...

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

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

    ... 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 ... made. The 60-seat bus, weighing more than three tonnes, was taking a group of Tuen Mun residents on a sightseeing tour on June 29 last year. After driving downhill along the steep Magazine Gap ...

  8. Bus driver gets 1 year added to sentence

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A bus driver who ran a red light and killed a taxi driver has been ordered to serve an extra 12 months in prison after the prosecution said his original 20-month sentence ... said Wong had simply ignored or failed to notice the red traffic light. The District Court had heard that Wong drove the same Kowloon Motor Bus route between Kowloon City Ferry Pier and Lai ...

  9. Sai Kung crash relatives demand longer ban for jailed bus driver

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam and Ada Lee The families of the 19 victims who died and scores injured in last year's Sai Kung bus crash are fighting to extend the three-year suspension ... warning signs- including three calls by one passenger to slow down, the smell of smoke and a blinking warning light on the dashboard- before he lost control of the tour bus which toppled over ...

  10. Bus driver sentenced for running over guide

    Posted Mar 12th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A bus driver who was in a hurry when he ran over mainland tour guide Liu Linna, 30, outside AsiaWorld-Expo last May was found guilty of careless driving yesterday in Tsuen Wan Court. Magistrate John Glass sentenced Ching Kwong-yu, 60, to a month in prison suspended for three years, fined him HK$4,000 and disqualified him from driving for three months. ...




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