A 96-year-old passenger passed out after a 15-meter tree crashed onto a taxi being driven by his son.
The trunk landed on the roof of the vehicle and clipped another taxi, shattering their windscreens, am730 reports.
The incident took place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday in Wylie Road in Ho Man Tin during a fierce rainstorm.
The man and his 64-year-old son, surnamed Tang, were brought to hospital. No injuries were found.
The elderly passenger regained consciousness in the emergency ward and Tang said it was a good omen.
He said he was feeling lucky and might try playing the Mark Six that night.
Investigators said the tree might have come loose after heavy rain softened the ground, causing it to topple over.
The Hong Kong Observatory had the red and amber rainstorm signals up for seven hours on Tuesday.
Twenty-two incidents of flooding and fallen trees were reported.
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