Tow Truck

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Tai Lam Tunnel. Photo: Sam Tsang

If you blow a tyre in the middle of fast-moving traffic, there is no better place for that to happen than inside the Tai Lam Tunnel.

Tuesday, 12 February, 2013, 2:45am 6 comments

Truck runs into shop, kills woman

An elderly woman was killed and two other passers-by injured yesterday when a broken-down crane truck rolled down a slope and crashed into a grocery shop.

The vehicle had just been unhooked from a tow truck that was not powerful enough to pull it uphill on Eastern Street, Western district.

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Elderly taxi driver decapitated in crash with tow truck

A 70-year-old taxi driver was decapitated yesterday when his vehicle collided with a tow truck.

The accident happened at 12.40am when the taxi hit the truck while overtaking on a two-lane slip road off the Fanling Highway.

The two vehicles were heading towards toward Yuen Long on the Lok Ma Chau Interchange, a police spokesman said.

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Bus driver dies after hitting police car

A coach driver died in an accident involving a police vehicle and a tow truck on the North Lantau Highway yesterday.The coach slammed into the police vehicle, which had stopped at the roadside after bursting a tyre. The police vehicle then crashed into the tow truck, whose driver was helping police change the tyre. The 51-year-old coach driver died shortly after being taken to hospital.

29 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Truck driver, 26, killed in collision

A 26-year-old tow-truck driver was killed when his vehicle rammed into the rear of a container truck on the San Tin Highway early yesterday. The crash took place shortly after midnight near Mai Po Lung. The man was taken to North District Hospital, where he was certified dead.

15 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Workers hurt

Two workers at the new airport were slightly hurt when they were knocked down by a trolley hit by a reversing electric tow truck inside the transportation centre in Level 2 of the passenger level.

11 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Simple removal impossible

Your correspondent 'Name and Address Supplied' (letter headlined, 'Long wait', South China Morning Post, May 1) complained about congestion on the Lung Cheung Road during the morning rush hour on April 25, and incorrectly assumed that this was caused by police enforcement action against a lorry driver.

11 May 1996 - 12:00am