Driver taken to hospital after BMW skids and catches fire on PIE

Gabrielle Chan
The Straits Times
Feb 12, 2023

A 50-year-old man was taken to hospital when his car caught fire after an accident on Sunday afternoon.

The police said they were alerted to an accident involving a car that skidded on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) towards Changi Airport after Pasir Laba Road, in Jurong, at 4.40pm.

A widely circulated video of the aftermath of the accident shows a BMW burning on the rightmost lane of the expressway.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said that the fire was put out using two dry powder extinguishers and a hose reel, adding that the cause of the fire is under investigation.

The car driver was conscious when taken to Singapore General Hospital.

Police investigations are ongoing.


12feb2023 1645hrs PIE nearby Pasir Laba Camp #SMU7272X bmw 535 skidded crashed into the railing & caught fire

Posted by SG Road Vigilante - SGRV on Sunday, 12 February 2023

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