The Immigration Department of Hong Kong has contacted families of the injured Hong Kong residents from a Australia car crash to render help, a government spokesman said Thursday.
According to the spokesman, initial information indicated that two Hong Kong women were wounded in the accident happened in Victoria, Australia. One of the women is in serious condition and the other sustained minor injuries. They have been admitted into a local hospital for treatment.
The department has contacted the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in Hong Kong and the Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Melbourne (Melbourne CG) after learning of the accident.
Officers from the Melbourne CG have visited the victims in the hospital to offer sympathy and assistance.
The department will continue to closely liaise with the Melbourne CG and the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Sydney to follow up the case.