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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Yuen Long villagers in fear after fish die in 'contaminated stream'

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Villagers in fear after fish die in stream Environmental protection officers are investigating claims that contaminated stream water flowing from a construction site for the MTR's high-speed railway killed more than 2,000 fish in a Yuen Long village last week. The dead variegated carp, worth about HK$100,000, were raised by a villager ...

  2. Woman dies, two people injured in Yuen Long traffic accident

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... CELINE SUN Updated at 1.29pm: A fatal traffic accident occurred in Yuen Long on Friday morning, leaving one person dead and two injured, local radio reported. The accident happened around 5am when a van, heading for Yuen Long along the San Tin highway, collided with a car going against the traffic at Fung Kat Heung. The van was turned on its side in the accident, local radio ...

  3. Yuen Long estate truck ban unfair, drivers say

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Truck drivers said their vehicles should not be the only ones banned from Fairview Park Boulevard in Yuen Long, after a school bus yesterday knocked down a 15-year-old boy cycling to school. Managers of the Fairview Park private housing estate and Transport Department officials meet tomorrow to discuss banning heavy trucks from the road after a truck knocked down ...

  4. 2 women die, hit by cars in Yuen Long and Central

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A pedestrian was killed and two women injured when a motorist apparently stepped on the wrong pedal and rammed them with his car in Yuen Long yesterday. And an 86-year-old woman died after being hit by a taxi in Connaught Road, Central, at around 4am. In the Yuen Long case, police arrested the 50-year-old driver on suspicion of dangerous driving causing ...

  5. Police arrest driver involved in fatal traffic accident in Yuen Long

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 4.25pm: Police have arrested a 21-year-old driver who was involved in a fatal traffic accident which killed a 19-year-old man in Yuen Long on Monday morning. Shortly after 6.20am, a car driven by a 40-year-old man was travelling west, along Hung Tak Road, a spokesman said. It reportedly crashed into another car driven by a man- aged 21- upon reaching ...

  6. Trapped man sets home alight to attract attention

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... inhalation and singed hair in the blaze at his single-storey hut in Tong Yan San Tsuen, Yuen Long. He was in a serious condition in Tuen Mun Hospital last night. The man was arrested after telling ... years, according to a spokeswoman for the Social Welfare Department. She said social workers would follow up his case, and help him find a new home if necessary. Yuen Long detectives have taken ...

  7. 15 airlifted after truck, minibus collide

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A helicopter flew 15 people to three New Territories hospitals after a truck and minibus crashed near Fairview Park, Yuen Long, yesterday. The truck came to rest on the minibus, whose driver was trapped. He was later freed. Part of the San Tin Highway near Fung Kat Heung was closed and the Transport Department urged people to travel by railway when going ...

  8. Five vehicles torched in attacks

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Four cars and a taxi were damaged in a series of arson attacks before dawn yesterday. The first fire started in a car parked opposite Sha Tin racecourse at 4.05am. Police said the car's windows had been smashed before the blaze. A taxi later caught fire outside Fanling East Rail station. The third vehicle went up in flames near Yuen Long West Rail station and two cars ...

  9. Cyclist killed in collision

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A minibus driver has been arrested for suspected dangerous driving causing death after a cyclist was killed in a collision. Sales executive Joe Leung Yiu-cho, 29, was dragged 20 metres before being run over by a minibus, police said. The accident occurred at about midday yesterday at the junction of Long Ping Road and Fung Chi Road in Yuen Long. The driver, 48, was released ...

  10. Waterlogged

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was Yuen Long, where firefighters had to rescue a family of four in Shung Ching San Tsuen after a half-metre of muddy water flooded their house- one of six calls fire crews received. In Pat Heung, ...




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