Woman dies after being hit by falling piece of concrete at Hong Kong public housing estate
Police believe palm-sized object had fallen from ninth-floor wall at 30-year-old building
A Hong Kong woman succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday, days after she was struck by a falling piece of concrete at a public housing estate.
The 56-year-old victim was declared dead at Queen Elizabeth Hospital at about 5pm, a government spokesman said.
She had been hit on the head by a palm-sized piece of concrete outside Tsui Hon House in Tsui Ping South Estate in Kwung Tong on September 13 as she was walking by with a domestic helper.
The woman, who lived in the building, was taken unconscious to the hospital in Yau Ma Tei.
Police believed the concrete had fallen from a wall on ninth floor of the 30-year-old building.