Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

British Banker Held in Ferrari Death; Hong Kong Security Guard Killed in Crash with Deutsche Chief's Car Banker Held

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

British Banker Held in Ferrari Death; Hong Kong Security Guard Killed in Crash with Deutsche Chief's Car Banker Held

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Byline: Jonathan Prynn and Nick Goodway

A HIGH-FLYING British trader has been arrested in Hong Kong after his PS380,000 Ferrari supercar was involved in a crash that left a security guard dead.

Robert Ebert, head of Asian equities trading for Deutsche Bank there, was held on suspicion of dangerous driving and causing death.

He has not been charged. Police said they are investigating Tuesday's accident in the Yau Ma Tei district of the ex-colony that resulted in the death of the man, 53, according to a statement.

It said a car driven by a 48-year-old "foreign man" collided with another car as it was entering a car park, before hitting barriers and the victim.

The South China Morning Post website said the trader's black Ferrari 458 Spider was impounded at a government vehicle plant in Ho Man Tin. The crash happened at the ground-Continued on Page 5 Continued from Page 1 floor entrance of the Waterfront car park in Austin Road, West Kowloon. …

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