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One dead, four injured after cement mixer truck plunges from flyover onto school bus

A man is dead and four other people are injured after a cement mixer truck fell off a flyover on Tsing Sha Highway near Lai Chi Kok and landed on a school bus on Thursday.

The accident that happened around noon saw the cement mixer truck lose control and hurled down from a flyover on Tsing Sha Highway onto Lai Po Road, crushing a school bus passing through right below.

The collision has caused serious damage to the front part of the school bus, while the mixer on the truck has also dismounted.

It is understood the truck driver was trapped and knocked unconscious on impact. The school bus driver and three school staffers onboard suffered minor injuries. No children were onboard at the time of the accident.

The driver was rushed to the Accident and Emergency Department of Caritas Medical Centre and died despite resuscitation. Others were admitted for treatment.

Due to the accident , all lanes of Lin Cheung Road (Tsim Sha Tsui bound) near Hoi Lai Estate are closed to all traffic.

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