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HK vehicle crash kills 3, injures 50

Updated: 2012-11-19 16:51
( Xinhua)

HONG KONG - A double decker bus crashed with two other vehicles on Monday morning at Shau Kei Wan of the Hong Kong Island, and left three people dead and about 50 injured, local media reported.

The accident happened at about 11:38 am local time when the bus was running downhill and suddenly went out of control and collided with a taxi and another bus. A bus passenger told the media that the crash happened shortly after the driver fainted.

Three people on the taxi, including the driver and two passengers, were dead. About 50 people on the two buses were injured and sent to different hospitals for treatment.