68-year-old woman dies after getting hit by taxi at Orchard Rd, cabby arrested

A 68-year-old woman died from her injuries after getting hit by a taxi at Orchard Road before the Bras Basah Road junction today (Aug 28) at 3.18am.

Facebook user Lim Lian Chin William posted a photo from the scene of the accident in the Singapore Taxi Driver community group.

In response to Stomp media queries, the police said that they were alerted to the accident at 3.18am today.

The 68-year-old female pedestrian was unconscious when she was sent to Singapore General Hospital (SGH) where she subsequently succumbed to her injuries.

The 50-year-old male taxi driver was arrested in relation to the case.

Police investigations are ongoing.