Dog dies after falling from speedboat with 12 people

Local | 17 Oct 2021 12:30 pm

A poodle died after it fell into the sea, in a speedboat collision that also capsized 12 people in Sam Mun Tsai, Tai Po.

The accident happened when an extended family took the speedboat to reach a fish farm for dinner.

Police received a report at 10.36pm Saturday, saying the 8-meter speedboat flipped over after a collision.

The 11 men and a woman, all from the same extended family, plunged into the sea.

Four people aged between 24 and 27 were injured. They were sent to Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital while conscious.

The other eight people aged between 6 and 62 did not require hospitalization.

The pet dog they carried with them drowned.

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