69-year-old Mercedes driver dies from injuries after accident along Lentor Walk

A 69-year-old man died from his injuries after losing control of his car and getting into an accident along Lentor Walk on Saturday evening (May 18).

The police said they were alerted to the accident at around 6.20pm.

The elderly driver was taken to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, where he subsequently succumbed to his injuries.

Police investigations are ongoing.

According to Shin Min Daily News, the victim had been on his way to fetch his grandchild home when he lost control of his silver Mercedes.

A witness reportedly saw the car hit a kerb before surging towards the playground. It then stopped in front of a tree.

There were no children at the playground, which is located about 200 metres away from the man's home, at the time of the incident.

Many members of the public went forward to help after the accident occurred.

"Someone called the ambulance while others went to check on the driver. Unfortunately, he did not seem to have a pulse," a source told Shin Min.

Residents remembered the victim as a kind man who exercised frequently and looked to be in good health.

One said: "He was kind to his maid and neighbours, and was close to his grandchildren."

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