A Symphony of Lights, as seen from Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Tourism Commission, Wikimedia Commons

A 64-year-old female Japanese tourist fell from a viewing platform by accident while enjoying the “Symphony of Lights” show on Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade on Saturday night.

At 8:05pm, around five minutes after the start of the light show, the woman, who was with her friends, was seen to lose her balance and fall to the ground from the five-meter-tall viewing platform, Sing Pao reported.

She sustained multiple injuries to her head, chest and legs. Passers-by called the police for assistance. The tourist was half-conscious when she arrived at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where she remained in a serious condition, Ming Pao reported.

Staged every night at 8pm, the light show is for free public enjoyment. The best viewing locations are the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront in front of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, the promenade at Golden Bauhinia Square in Wanchai, and from sightseeing ferries in Victoria Harbour.

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