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Woman, 69, escapes serious injury after being hit by falling window in Tsuen Wan

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A 69-year-old woman in Hong Kong escaped serious injury after she was hit by a window that fell from a block of flats on Thursday.

Emergency personnel were called to the scene outside Cheuk Ming Mansion in Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan, shortly before 10am. “No external wound was found on the victim. She complained of pain in her shoulder,” a police spokesman said. She was taken to Yan Chai Hospital for treatment.

An initial investigation showed the window fell from a first-floor flat of the 15-storey building, according to a police source. “The window fell when a female tenant was opening it,” he said, adding that officers had taken the tenant to Tsuen Wan police station for inquiries.

On Tuesday at 2.30pm, a woman, 63, was 

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  at a residential block in Mayfair Gardens off Sai Shan Road, Tsing Yi. The frame fell when a man, 31, was carrying out decoration work on the external wall of a flat, according to police. Officers then arrested the man for manslaughter. He was granted bail on Wednesday pending further investigation.

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that is a pretty serious incident. Woman probably suffer a lot of injuries due to the height falling. hope she will recover soon.

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Maybe the government should put more stricter regulations to avoid this accident happening in the near future.

 

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