A woman struck by a falling window in Tsim Sha Tsui on Monday morning has died after being rushed to nearby Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Update: Police arrest hotel cleaner after tourist killed by falling window in Tsim Sha Tsui

Police told HKFP that the woman, aged 25, had passed away and a male companion had also suffered injuries.


A falling window hit the woman as she walked past the Mira Place shopping mall.

Police received reports at 10:25am and cordoned off the scene at 118 Nathan Road for investigation.

Earlier, police misreported her status at the hospital, claiming she had died upon arrival. Although a pulse had been detected, police confirmed at lunchtime that she had died.

Tom is the editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hong Kong Free Press. He has a BA in Communications & New Media from Leeds University and an MA in Journalism from the University of Hong Kong. He has contributed to the BBC, Euronews, Quartz, Global Post and others.