Security guard killed by falling gate in Yau Ma Tei

A female security guard at Yaumatei Maternal and Child Health Centre was crushed by a falling gate on Monday and certified dead in hospital in the early Tuesday morning. The incident occurred on Monday at about 6pm when a 4.7 metre by 2.5 metre metal gate of the carpark suddenly fell and hit a 43-year-old female security guard. She suffered injuries on her head and hands, and was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in an unconscious state.

She eventually died at 0.13am on Tuesday Police classified the case as an industrial accident and referred it to the Yau Ma Tei district for follow-up. The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department and Labour Department sent staff to the center for investigation in the morning.

The scene was not yet unsealed.

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