Man killed in light rail ac­ci­dent

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - NATION -

A 67-year-old man was killed in a fa­tal light rail ac­ci­dent in Tin Shui Wai on Mon­day morn­ing. The ac­ci­dent oc­curred at 8:55 am when a light rail train was trav­el­ling along Tin Yiu Road to Tin Yat Sta­tion. When ap­proach­ing Tin Wu Road, the train re­port­edly knocked down the 67-year-old man who was cross­ing the light rail pedes­trian cross­ing. The man sus­tained se­ri­ous in­juries and was cer­ti­fied dead at the scene. Po­lice said that the vic­tim was dragged 50 me­ters be­fore the train stopped. It couldn’t be con­cluded at this point if he had jumped red light when cross­ing the road. The site is not an ac­ci­dent black spot.

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