Geylang car crash: Another Saturday morning accident, another man arrested for drink driving

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Another one.

A Saturday morning (July 29) accident involving two cars in Geylang resulted in one driver taken to the hospital and the other arrested for suspected drink driving.

Stomper Raza shared videos of a damaged blue Mitsubishi Lancer and an even more damaged black BMW X1 after the collision. An ambulance and police car can also be seen.

In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted at 6.20am to the accident along Sims Avenue towards Sims Avenue East after Lorong 17 Geylang.

A 62-year-old male driver was conscious when taken to the hospital. A 30-year-old male driver was subsequently arrested for suspected drink driving.

Police investigations are ongoing.

Earlier the same morning, another man was arrested for suspected drink driving after an accident at Bukit Timah Road at 3am.

For drink driving, a first-time offender can be fined up to $10,000 and jailed for up to a year. A repeat offender can be fined up to $20,000 and jailed for up to two years.