21-year-old male driver dies after losing control of car and crashing into oil tanker at Nicoll Drive

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Jean Iau
The Straits Times
March 22, 2020

A 21-year-old man who was driving a black Mitsubishi sedan died after a collision with an oil tanker on Saturday (March 21).

The police said that they were alerted to the accident at 9.51am at Nicoll Drive towards Telok Paku Road.

The man was unconscious when he was taken to Changi General Hospital by a Singapore Civil Defence Force ambulance.

He later died in hospital.

In videos circulating on social media, an orange oil tanker is seen colliding head-first into the passenger's side of the car.

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The car was travelling in the opposite direction when it mounted the centre divider and cut into the path of the oil tanker.

The police are investigating the accident.

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