Eight men injured in collision Eight men, including seven Highways Department employees, were injured in a collision between a road-maintenance truck and a delivery van in Cheung Tung Road on Lantau Island at 1.13pm. The seven staff in the truck and the delivery van driver were treated at Princess Margaret Hospital. In a separate case, seven kindergarten pupils and their minder suffered minor injuries after their school bus hit the back of a taxi on the Sha Lek Highway, Sha Tin, at about 8.30am. The six boys and one girl, aged between three and five, and the woman, 54, were discharged from Prince of Wales Hospital after treatment. Woman savaged by dog A stray dog attacked a woman in Yee Kuk Street, Sham Shui Po, at about 2.30am. Her 35-year-old male friend was unhurt. The 34-year-old had injuries to her left arm and face, and she was in stable condition in Caritas Medical Centre. Police did not find the dog. Fire forces residents to flee A cigarette butt is thought to have caused a fire in the first-floor stairwell of a residential block in Wu Kwong Street, Hung Hom, at about 1.30am. More than 30 residents had escaped before firemen arrived. Driver's lucky escape A driver had a lucky escape when his delivery van was sandwiched between two trucks in a collision on the Tolo Highway, Tai Po, at 8.14am. The man, 35, was treated for minor facial and arm injuries at Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital. The two other drivers aged 44 and 53 were unhurt. Passer-by beaten A passer-by was beaten when he tried to stop a fight between five men in Hillwood Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, at about 5am. The five fled before police arrived. The man, 32, was treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital for minor facial injuries. Husband arrested for chop attack Police arrested a South Asian man for attempting to injure his wife with a chopper in Lok Shan Road, Kowloon City, at about 6.30am. The arrest was made after a passer-by called police. His wife was unhurt. Suicide bid foiled A woman, 23, was rescued by her father, 56, from a charcoal-smoke-filled flat in a suicide bid in Tin Shui Wai. She was treated for smoke inhalation at Tuen Mun Hospital. She was found when her father returned to the flat at Tin Yiu Estate at noon.