Saturday, 24 March 2018 05:44 GMT

Police probe KMB bus that crashed into fence on highway

(MENAFN - Asia Times)

Police are investigating the cause of a KMB – Kowloon Motor Bus – crash on Tsing Kwai Highway in the New Territories on Tuesday morning.

uploaded on Facebook showed footage from a dashboard camera on a vehicle behind KMB bus No. 268C on Tsing Kwai Highway near Mei Foo going down a slope into a curve then suddenly running into the fence on its right side.

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The driver immediately turned the public bus into the right lane and it went on sliding into the fence for a few meters.

The bus finally stopped, with smoke coming out from the back of the vehicle.

A 36-year-old female passenger, who injured her hands and legs, was sent to the hospital for medication, Apple Daily reported.

Police received a report about the incident at 9:03 am and said the 60-year-old bus driver had claimed that he lost control due to the vehicle being hit by a bird.

A spokesperson for the bus operator said they were investigating the cause of the accident.

268C is a route from Long Ping Station in the New Territories to Kwun Tong Ferry in Kowloon.



Police probe KMB bus that crashed into fence on highway

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