Date
4 December 2016
Ahmad's motorcycle (inset) lies on the road after the accident. He was pronounced dead on arrival in a hospital. Photos: Facebook/John Cheuk, Google Maps
Ahmad's motorcycle (inset) lies on the road after the accident. He was pronounced dead on arrival in a hospital. Photos: Facebook/John Cheuk, Google Maps

Motorcyclist killed in collision with minibus

An Indian man has been killed after his motorcycle collided with a minibus in Yuen Long.

The victim, named Ahmad, was thrown off his bike and landed 10 meters away, his helmet having been knocked off by the impact, Headline Daily reports.

He was pronounced dead on arrival in a hospital.

Ahmad, 36, left behind a pregnant wife and a two-year-old daughter. A Hong Kong ID cardholder, he was the sole breadwinner of the family.

The victim, who spoke fluent Cantonese, worked on a construction site.

Police inspector Lee Ka-shing said the minibus was about to turn right in Long Yat Road when the motorcycle crashed into it from the opposite lane, leaving a five-meter tire mark on the road.

He said the site is not a traffic black spot.

The minibus driver, surnamed Kwok, said that he had just pulled off from a traffic light when the motorcycle crossed his path.

Police arrested Kwok for dangerous driving causing death.

The cause of the incident is being investigated.

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