Hong Kong tour coach in fatal crash in Guangdong province
Two HK people killed and nine injured after bus hit unmarked lorry on expressway on way to Futian Port after a day trip to Panyu
Two Hong Kong people were killed and nine injured in a coach crash in Nansha district in China’s Guangdong province on Monday night.
A tour bus taking 43 middle-aged and elderly Hong Kong people crashed into a lorry on an expressway near Nansha district in Guangzhou South at about 10pm, Apple Daily reported.
A 61-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman died, while nine people aged from 37 to 72 were injured and had to stay in a hospital on the mainland for treatment.
The remaining 32 passengers have returned to Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong tour group was heading back to Futian Port after a day trip to Panyu when the accident happened, Oriental Daily reported.
The front of the coach was seriously damaged in the crash.
A passenger said the lorry was hard to see because it was not flashing its tail lights on the expressway, Radio Television Hong Kong reported.