49-year-old man arrested for drink driving after crashing into kiosk at Tuas Checkpoint

A 49-year-old man Singaporean man was arrested after crashing into a passport scanning kiosk at Tuas Checkpoint on Jan 22.

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) flagged the case in a Facebook post yesterday (Feb 12).

"ICA officers observed that he reeked of alcohol. The man was referred to the Singapore Police Force," said ICA.

The man was arrested that same day for drink driving. No one was hurt in the incident.

ICA said it takes a serious view of such errant drivers. 

"Drink-driving is a serious offence as it poses danger not only to the driver but to other road users, in this case, checkpoint users too," said ICA.

Police said investigations are ongoing.