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Hong Kong bus overturns killing 18

Hong Kong bus overturns killing 18
From BBC - February 10, 2018

A double-decker bus has crashed in Hong Kong killing 18 people and injuring nearly 50, officials say.

The bus was carrying spectators and workers from horse races before it overturned in the New Territories area.

Reports suggest it was going too fast. Some passengers managed to climb out of the vehicle on their own, but others had to be cut free by firefighters.

Hong Kong's public transport is usually safe, and deadly accidents of this scale are relatively infrequent.

Representatives from the bus operator said on Saturday evening that the driver had a good track record and knew the route, which only runs on race days.

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