27 January 2002
Light Rail service disrupted after traffic accident
A short section of Light Rail service between Siu Hei Stop and Goodview Garden Stop (three stops) was affected this evening (27 January) when a taxi collided with a light rail vehicle at the junction of Wu Shan Road and Wu King Road.
The accident happened at about 6:20 pm when a taxi collided with a Yuen Long bound route 614 light rail train. The taxi driver was rushed to Tuen Mun Hospital. He was later certified dead.
Police are investigating the cause of the incident.
During the affected period, Light Rail routes 507 and 614 had to be diverted. A total of six feeder buses were deployed to run between Tuen Mun Ferry Pier Terminus and Sam Shing Terminus to relieve affected passengers.
The incident site was cleared and Light Rail service was resumed at about 7:00 pm.