The truck broke down about 500 metres from the tunnel’s Kowloon entrance. Photo: Edmond So

Fatal Citybus crash: camera didn’t spot broken-down truck because it was pointed the other way, Hong Kong’s Western Harbour Tunnel Company says

  • Staff on patrol were making rounds in another area at the time, operator adds
  • Stationary truck was struck by double-decker bus, killing both drivers and injuring 16 others
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The truck broke down about 500 metres from the tunnel’s Kowloon entrance. Photo: Edmond So
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The bus driver, 59, was declared dead at the scene. Photo: Edmond So

Fatal crash: Hong Kong motorist sounded alert on stopped truck 15 minutes before Citybus double-decker slammed into it

  • Western Harbour Tunnel Company faces increasing pressure to explain why it was unaware of situation for 45 minutes
  • Unacceptable that staff found out only after report from a passing driver, union chief says
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The bus driver, 59, was declared dead at the scene. Photo: Edmond So
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