Tourist coach crash in Hong Kong leaves five dead, 31 injured (Representational Image)
At least five people were killed and 31 others injured after an airport-bound tourist coach collided with a taxi early Friday in Hong Kong, sources said.
The crash happened on the island of Tsing Yi with images on local media showing the back half of the taxi completely crushed and part of the front of the coach sheared off, according to sources report.
A man and two women were declared dead at the incident scene and two died in hospital, said the sources.
Several of the injured people following the collision at North West Tsing Yi interchange in Tsing Yi was in serious condition, according to reports.
One coach passenger said the bus had been travelling fast and had crashed into a stationary taxi with its hazard lights on at the side of the road, news agency AFP quoting local media.
(With inputs from agencies)