A 15-metre tall flame tree fell on a school bus on Friday,  smashing its windscreen and hitting the roof of a Mercedes-Benz next to it. Photo: Facebook
A 15-metre tall flame tree fell on a school bus on Friday, smashing its windscreen and hitting the roof of a Mercedes-Benz next to it. Photo: Facebook

Hong Kong development chief vows to review policy after tree crashes onto school bus

  • Secretary for Development Bernadette Linn says nine relevant authorities will inspect 10,000 flame trees by end of this month
  • But experts say incident suggests need for overhaul of Hong Kong’s tree management system

A 15-metre tall flame tree fell on a school bus on Friday,  smashing its windscreen and hitting the roof of a Mercedes-Benz next to it. Photo: Facebook
A 15-metre tall flame tree fell on a school bus on Friday, smashing its windscreen and hitting the roof of a Mercedes-Benz next to it. Photo: Facebook
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