More than 10 pedestrians lifting a seven-seater car to free an elderly woman trapped underneath at the junction of Wong Chuk Street and Ki Lung Street in Sham Shui Po on December 3 last year. The driver was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm by dangerous driving, an offence punishable by up to seven years in jail. Photo: Facebook More than 10 pedestrians lifting a seven-seater car to free an elderly woman trapped underneath at the junction of Wong Chuk Street and Ki Lung Street in Sham Shui Po on December 3 last year. The driver was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm by dangerous driving, an offence punishable by up to seven years in jail. Photo: Facebook
More than 10 pedestrians lifting a seven-seater car to free an elderly woman trapped underneath at the junction of Wong Chuk Street and Ki Lung Street in Sham Shui Po on December 3 last year. The driver was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm by dangerous driving, an offence punishable by up to seven years in jail. Photo: Facebook

Letters | Lenient penalties for drivers in serious accidents are a danger to all

  • The weak penalties indulge dangerous drivers and prioritise their right to drive over the safety of law-abiding pedestrians and other road users

Topic |   Traffic and road safety in Hong Kong
More than 10 pedestrians lifting a seven-seater car to free an elderly woman trapped underneath at the junction of Wong Chuk Street and Ki Lung Street in Sham Shui Po on December 3 last year. The driver was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm by dangerous driving, an offence punishable by up to seven years in jail. Photo: Facebook More than 10 pedestrians lifting a seven-seater car to free an elderly woman trapped underneath at the junction of Wong Chuk Street and Ki Lung Street in Sham Shui Po on December 3 last year. The driver was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm by dangerous driving, an offence punishable by up to seven years in jail. Photo: Facebook
More than 10 pedestrians lifting a seven-seater car to free an elderly woman trapped underneath at the junction of Wong Chuk Street and Ki Lung Street in Sham Shui Po on December 3 last year. The driver was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm by dangerous driving, an offence punishable by up to seven years in jail. Photo: Facebook
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