The woman who was hit suffered severe head injuries. (Map Source: Port Media)
Overseas Network, Jan. 21 - At about 10 a.m. local time, a glass window of a hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, fell from a high altitude and hit a passing Mainland woman, causing serious head injuries. She was hospitalized and died.
Several Hong Kong media reported that the seriously injured woman was from Foshan, Guangdong Province. She arrived in Hong Kong from Foshan on the morning of 21 to prepare for shopping. She was hit by a glass window that suddenly fell from the hotel height at about 10 a.m. when she was passing through the Meihua Mall. She fell unconscious with a severe head injury and was later rushed to hospital for rescue. According to the police, the woman is still in rescue, still breathing and pulse. However, according to the Eastern Network news, the local hospital authority subsequently confirmed that the woman died after rescue.
Location of falling glass windows (source: Hong Kong Eastern Network)
The police blocked the scene for the first time. (Tuyuan: Hong Kong Eastern Network)
After a preliminary investigation by the police, it was suspected that a cleaning worker accidentally dropped the window while cleaning it.