Cabby arrested for careless driving after GrabFood rider dies in accident at Bedok South Road

Submitted by Stomper Ah Boy

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A 36-year-old motorcyclist died after he was hit by a taxi along Bedok South Road towards Bedok North Avenue 1 on Saturday night (Apr 4).

The 64-year-old cabby involved was subsequently arrested for careless driving causing death.

Stomper Ah Boy alerted Stomp to photos of the accident that were posted on Facebook.

Pls help anyone knows his family members please inform them his a malay rider... just happen at bedok south road near blk13....now he otw to hospital

Posted by Singapore roads accident.com新加坡公路意外网页 on Saturday, 4 April 2020

The motorcyclist is believed to be a GrabFood rider. In the photos, a motorcycle and GrabFood bag are seen lying on the road.

In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to the accident at 11.30pm.

"The 36-year-old motorcyclist was unconscious when conveyed to Changi General Hospital, where he subsequently passed away," a police spokesman said.

"A 64-year-old male taxi driver was arrested for careless driving causing death."

Police investigations are ongoing.