Hong Kong official can’t say what caused deadly bus crash

A Hong Kong government official said on Thursday she could not say what caused a double-decker bus to crash on Tuesday, killing 19 people..

The bus plunged down a slope and overturned near Tai Po on Tuesday morning, killing 18 people at the scene and one later in hospital. A further 68 people were injured..

It is the deadliest single-vehicle road accident in Hong Kong in more than a decade..

Transport Minister Lam Sai-hung told a news conference that the government was still investigating the cause of the accident and that it was too early to say what had happened..

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