A 44-year-old female inmate sustained minor skin abrasion during a traffic accident involving a Correctional Services Department (CSD) vehicle at Ting Kau, Tuen Mun, at around 12.30pm today (May 27).
The correctional officers on board immediately called for reinforcement. The two inmates on board were then transferred to another CSD vehicle and headed back to Lo Wu Correctional Institution.
The officers and the two inmates were sent to the institution's hospital for medical examination and treatment. None of them sustained injuries except for the inmate with minor skin abrasion.
The case was reported to the Police.
Ends/Monday, May 27, 2013
Issued at HKT 18:40