Date
23 May 2017
The accident occurred in Wan Chai market as the Filipino maid was returning home after buying some kitchen utensils. Photo: Google Maps
The accident occurred in Wan Chai market as the Filipino maid was returning home after buying some kitchen utensils. Photo: Google Maps

Filipino maid injured by falling paper cutter

A Filipino domestic helper suffered head injury after she was hit by a paper cutter falling from a height in Wan Chai Market.

The 25-centimeter paper cutter struck the 55-year-old maid on the back of the head, causing bleeding, Headline Daily reports.

The blade of the cutter was concealed.

She was on her way home after buying some kitchen utensils when the accident occurred.

Police said the cutter might have been dropped from a nearby building which is undergoing exterior renovation.

They arrested a scaffolding worker in connection with the incident.

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