Pedestrian, 79, unconscious after accident at Bedok Reservoir Road: Van driver arrested

Submitted by Stomper Melvin

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An elderly pedestrian was left unconscious after getting hit by a van along Bedok Reservoir Road on Sunday (Aug 21).

In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to the accident at 11.24am.

The 79-year-old male pedestrian was unconscious when taken to hospital.

The 26-year-old van driver was arrested for careless driving causing grievous hurt.

Stomper Melvin shared a photo of the accident scene near Block 632 Bedok Reservoir Road. The pedestrian can be seen lying on the road while surrounded by a few other men.

Melvin said: "A van driver ran into the pedestrian. A doctor from the clinic nearby attended to the victim (before paramedics arrived)."

Police investigations are ongoing.