Police arrest Long Win bus driver over truck crash

The driver of the Long Win bus that ran into the back of a truck near the Lantau Link tollbooth yesterday has been charged with dangerous driving causing serious injury.

The 57 year-old man was released on bail and will appear in court next month, Commercial Radio reported.

Nineteen people were injured when the N31 bus en route to Tsuen Wan hit a stationary goods truck, crushing the top of the double-decker vehicle.

Two passengers were trapped on the upper deck and had to be freed by fire services officers.

A 41-year-old  man and 50-year-old man sustained serious injuries in the accident.

It was the the second serious accident on the North Lantau Highway in 11 days.

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