Female e-scooter rider dies in hospital after accident with bus at Woodlands, driver assisting with police investigations

Submitted by Stomper Ivy

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A 39-year-old female e-scooter rider died after she was involved in an accident with bus along Woodlands Avenue 6 on Friday morning (Apr 26).

The 60-year-old male bus driver is assisting police with investigations, the police told Stomp.

Stomper Ivy alerted Stomp to the accident and shared a photo her husband took at the scene.

"The bus hit the e-scooter rider while turning into the carpark near Admiralty Place," she said, adding that the vehicle involved in the accident was a private bus.

"My husband saw paramedics performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the rider."

In response to Stomp media queries, the police and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they responded to the accident at about 9am.

The e-scooter rider, a 39-year-old woman, was unconscious when taken to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries, a police spokesman said.

Police investigations are ongoing.