2 injured in accident involving bus and 5 cars at Woodlands Checkpoint

Submitted by Stomper Muhammad

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Two people were left injured after an accident involving five cars and a bus at Woodlands Checkpoint at around 4.30am today (Apr 2).

Stomper Muhammad was on his way back to Singapore from Malaysia when he saw the aftermath of the accident.

He sent a video of the wrecked cars and bus to Stomp.

A police spokesperson told Stomp that the Singapore Police Force (SPF) was alerted to the incident at 4.29am today.

"The male driver and a female passenger in one of the cars were conscious when conveyed to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH)," said the spokesperson. 

"Police investigations are ongoing," he added.

The Straits Times reported that the bus driver claimed that his brake malfunctioned, leading to the crash.

There were more than 10 passengers on the bus but they were unhurt.

The five cars in the crash are understood to be Singapore cars.

In response to Stomp's queries, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said:

"We received a call for ambulance assistance at about 4.30am today and dispatched to ambulances to Woodlands Checkpoint.

"We conveyed a female Chinese and a male Chinese to KTPH.

"A female Malay and a male Malay refused to be conveyed."