55-year-old pedestrian dies in hospital after getting hit by car at Woodlands junction

Submitted by Stomper AJ

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A 55-year-old female pedestrian died after sustaining serious head injuries in a car accident that occurred near Innova Junior College yesterday afternoon (Dec 10).

The woman had been crossing the road when she was hit by the car.

In response to media queries by Stomp, the police said they were alerted to the accident at the junction of Woodlands Avenue 1 and 2 at 12.50pm.

The victim was unconscious when she was sent to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, where she subsequently succumbed to her injuries.

Stomper AJ, who passed by the scene, said there was a traffic jam due to the accident.

According to her, a truck driver was helping to direct traffic flow.

She also saw the car that was involved in the accident parked at one side.

"There was a lot of blood," added AJ.

Lianhe Zaobao reported that someone was heard crying at the scene.

A woman at the scene, who identified herself as the owner of the car, declined to comment.