A Coroner’s Court magistrate on Monday ruled Constable Ng Yat-kai’s decision to slow traffic contributed to two subsequent deaths. Photo: SCMP A Coroner’s Court magistrate on Monday ruled Constable Ng Yat-kai’s decision to slow traffic contributed to two subsequent deaths. Photo: SCMP
A Coroner’s Court magistrate on Monday ruled Constable Ng Yat-kai’s decision to slow traffic contributed to two subsequent deaths. Photo: SCMP

Judge orders Hong Kong police to strengthen protocols after ruling officer’s decision during 2018 traffic pursuit led to two deaths

  • Coroner’s Court finds Ng Yat-kai slowed down highway traffic without regard to risk posed by speeding vehicle bearing down from behind
  • Magistrate asks police to take concrete steps to improve communication, develop better mechanisms for handling traffic encounters

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
A Coroner’s Court magistrate on Monday ruled Constable Ng Yat-kai’s decision to slow traffic contributed to two subsequent deaths. Photo: SCMP A Coroner’s Court magistrate on Monday ruled Constable Ng Yat-kai’s decision to slow traffic contributed to two subsequent deaths. Photo: SCMP
A Coroner’s Court magistrate on Monday ruled Constable Ng Yat-kai’s decision to slow traffic contributed to two subsequent deaths. Photo: SCMP
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