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1 dead 5 injured due to minibus driver had seizure, Tuesday March 2, 2010
Mar 2 2010, 10:24 PM
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1 dead 5 injured due to minibus driver had seizure
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Woman stuck between minibus and bus stop
After crashing into a bus stop, minibus came to a halt after sliding backward for 10m
driver (2nd left) examine damage
Around 11pm, a 28-years-old driver driving a minibus from Hin Keng Estate of Sha Tin bounding for Ma On Shan with at least six passengers on board, had an epileptic seizures who had convulsions and loss of consciousness leading to the minibus with no control headed toward a bus stop. At that time, another minibus was parked near a bus stop for boarding and that minibus driver surnamed Leung (about 40 years old) witnessing the lost-control-minibus hit the rear bumper of his minibus followed by continuous charge toward a bus stop with many civilians. Just right at this time, a pair of mother and daughter happened to pass through the bus station and they were the first victims, for which 53 years old mom surnamed Chen was hit and dragged for five meters who ended up stuck between the minibus front and an advertisement neon sign box of a bus stop and her 24-years-old daughter surnamed Chiu was hit and bounced off to the ground who only suffered minor injuries while the mom was not that fortunate dying on the spot. Seeing pedestrians scattering and screaming, Leung rushed and jumped into the minibus who found the 28 years old minibus driver unconscious while the minibus was slowly slipping another 10 meters backward, thus Leung pulled the handbrake and called police. Police, fire and ambulance staffs arrived to scene and discovered the 53 years old mom had died. 3 male passengers and 1 female passenger were found with injuries on limbs and face while the minibus driver who had seizure awake afterward and was assisting police for an investigation at the scene.
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