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Yuen Long Highway

Miracle of brothers' survival in fatal crash

Two young brothers who survived an horrific car crash that killed their aunt and critically injured their father and grandmother are believed to have escaped with their lives thanks to their size.

Tuesday, 6 September, 2011, 12:00am

One killed, four seriously injured as truck smashes car on highway

An award-winning computer scientist and his mother-in-law were in a critical condition last night after surviving a car crash that killed a female relative and seriously injured the man's two sons aged five and seven.

5 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Divers search for hiker hit by flash flood

11 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Helicopter rescues limited to 5 highways

Emergency rescues by helicopter crews after serious traffic accidents can be carried out on only five of Hong Kong's highways, the Government Flying Service said yesterday, after its first motorway rescue on New Year's Eve.

2 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Concern raised over border bottleneck risk

Route 3 plans may increase traffic

Lawmakers are concerned the Western Corridor border checkpoint due to open in July could become a traffic bottleneck after the Route 3 expressway indicated it would scrap toll concessions.

28 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

police arrest 22 mainland women in karaoke club

An anti-vice operation arrested 22 mainland women in Tsim Sha Tsui on Tuesday night for breaching conditions of stay. Undercover policemen posing as karaoke customers arrested the women, aged 20 to 37, at a karaoke nightclub in Mody Road. Immigration officials were following up the case last night.

15 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Lorry wrecks railings

A container truck destroyed 14 metres of railings and toppled onto its side on the Yuen Long Highway at Tai Kei Leng, Yuen Long, at about 12.15am. The 45-year-old driver was not hurt.

13 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Transport to Disneyland

A plea for $454.5 million to fund a consultancy on a key road link was withdrawn by the Government.

Further studies will be made after legislators said the completion date of Route 10 would not coincide with the opening of the park in 2005.

The proposed route between North Lantau and Yuen Long Highway is scheduled to be completed in 2007.

4 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Cyclist killed

A cyclist, 75, was killed when he was knocked down by a goods van while crossing the Tuen Mun-bound lane of Yuen Long On Lok Road in Yuen Long at the junction of Po Yip Street. He was declared dead at Pok Oi Hospital.

10 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Theft charge

An illegal immigrant, 21, arrested for allegedly snatching a purse and mobile telephone from a woman on Yuen Long Highway will appear in Tuen Mun Court today.

9 Aug 1999 - 12:00am