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  1. Jail for 11th, and deadly, traffic offence

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A man with 10 traffic convictions was jailed for a year and banned from driving for three years for knocking down and killing an elderly man walking on a zebra crossing. Wong ... in the middle of the crossing. No skid mark was found. Ung was taken to hospital suffering from head injuries. He died early the next morning. The maid suffered minor injuries. Wong had previous traffic ...

  2. Officer fined $5,000 over traffic death

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu A police officer who killed a pedestrian with his motorcycle was fined $5,000 yesterday for careless driving. Uniformed officer Cheung Chi-kin, 24, pleaded guilty at Eastern Court yesterday after his insurance company failed to send him a legal ...

  3. Driver trying to flee police was disqualified

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A man disqualified from driving yesterday admitted reckless driving while trying to flee police in the New Territories last year. In the District Court, Ng Chi-wai, 37, who has at least 13 previous traffic convictions, pleaded guilty to five charges. Ng sped through red lights and collided with two vehicles on September 22. He will offer a plea in mitigation ...

  4. Two years too late for one family

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... That intersection of Hing Fat Street, Victoria Park Road, Wing Hing Street and the entrance and exit of the Eastern Corridor is a proverbial death trap. The traffic light system was obviously designed to facilitate vehicle traffic flow, a polite way of saying: 'Screw the pedestrians.' Pedestrians cannot cross the junction without having to wait on that fateful island as motorists speed ...

  5. Driver of truck that hit policeman jailed

    Posted Nov 06th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A driver whose overloaded and defective truck hit a traffic policeman, causing him to lose half a leg, was jailed for nine months. Wong Yiu-po, 62, was earlier found guilty in the District Court of driving dangerously in the August 12 crash on Kwun Tong Bypass. Police officer Ling Siu-ngai, on a motorcycle, had his leg amputated below the knee. Wong, whose truck had faulty ...

  6. Careless driving conviction over fatal crash

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... a record of 17 traffic offences. Judge Eddie Yip Chor-man adjourned sentencing to April 28. ...

  7. Drink-driver who said 'my father is Li Gang' admits blame for death

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao in Baoding, Hebei The son at the centre of the infamous 'my father is Li Gang ' traffic accident at Hebei University last year admitted in court yesterday that he was responsible for the death of a student he ran over, and pleaded guilty to traffic offences. Baoding's Wangdu County People's Court said it would hand down its verdict another day. The lawyer ...

  8. Driver to be sentenced over teacher's death

    Posted Dec 30th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A drunken driver who hit and killed a teacher on Christmas Eve last year after sharing five bottles of whisky with friends will be sentenced today. Chow Pui-yeung, who had previously committed six traffic offences since getting his licence last year, lost control of his car, mounted a footpath in Sau Mau Ping and hit Chu Chi-shing, 44, who was on his way to school. ...

  9. Minibus driver ran over man, 94, twice

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A minibus driver trying to manoeuvre out of a traffic jam backed his vehicle over a 94-year-old man, then drove forward over him again. Kwan Bun died under the wheels of the bus driven by Chan Kai-hung, 59, who pleaded guilty yesterday to dangerous driving causing death. The District Court heard that Chan had reversed without properly checking traffic conditions ...

  10. Man jailed for taking blame for cab offences

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A man who accepted money from four taxi drivers in return for taking the blame for traffic offences was jailed for eight months. Chiu Fuk-keun, 60, pleaded guilty ... a traffic offence he claimed to have committed took place. The three were among 13 people arrested in a police operation. Eight have already been given jail terms ranging from four months to a year. ...




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