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8 people taken to hospital after minibus drives into double decker in Sha Tin

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Source: Coconuts UK/Sing Tao Daily

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肇事小巴車廂凌亂一片。

小巴被撞後向右翻側。

傷者送院治理。

傷者送院治理。

Eight people were taken to hospital this morning after a green-topped minibus crashed into a double decker bus at Sha Tin this morning.

Among the injured was a 71-year-old minibus driver surnamed Lam. He was taken to hospital along with seven other people — six women and one man, aged 25 to 70 — who sustained minor injuries, and were passengers on the 82X Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB). Lam, and the 58-year-old double decker driver surnamed Chan had no alcohol in their system at the time of the crash.

HK01 reports that it was just before 9:50am when 

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 as the latter was pulling into a bus stop just outside the Yue Tin Court housing estate on Ngan Shing Street.

Speaking to Headline Daily, the minibus driver, surnamed Lam, said that he wasn’t driving that fast, but 

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. As he sped up, he collided with the rear corner of the double decker. The impact was enough to rip open the left-hand side of his vehicle.

Photos posted onto a Facebook group dedicated to traffic-related news by user Nelson Wong 

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. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

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that is a pretty serious accident. people in hong kong should drive more carefully on the road to avoid accidents.

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