Hong Kong tourist injured in ferry-boat crash


LANGKAWI:A Hong Kong tourist sustained serious head injuries when a tourist boat he was in, collided with a passenger ferry, near Kuah Jetty, here, yesterday.


Langkawi police chief, Supt Hariph Kam Abdullah said the victim, Weng Heng Hee, 24, was being treated at the Langkawi District Hospital, here.
"He was in the tourist boat with 11 other tourists when it crashed into the passenger ferry which was on its way from Langkawi to Kuala Kedah.
"The ferry had just left the jetty and was only about 50 metres away when the incident happened at 1.15pm yesterday," he said when contacted, adding that the cause of the accident was being investigated. - Bernama

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