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The Hongkong Telegraph.

Saturday, January 7, 1950.

Vol. V No. 6
Page 1


Clear Water Bay Road Accident
Driver Killed, Two Boy Scouts Injured

   Seven Chinese boy scouts were involved in a serious motor accident which caused the death of the driver and injuries to two others on January 2, it was learned this morning from the Kowloon Traffic authorities.
   A party of boy scouts, after their duty at the Chinese Products Exhibition in Kowloon, went out for a ride and at about 2.15 p.m. while they were passing Clear Water Bay Road the car skidded, crashed into the side of the hill and turned over.
   The driver, Tam Wing-ain, was fatally injured. He was immediately taken to hospital but never regained consciousness. He died the following day.
   Police inquiry into the mishap is still proceeding but the cause of the accident is believed to have been due to the fact that the driver temporarily lost control of the vehicle.
   The car was an Austin.

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