Man trying to cross PIE on foot hit by car, driver appeals for witnesses on Facebook

A 54-year-old man who was trying to cross the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on foot on Sep 16 when he was hit by a car and taken to hospital .

The driver of the vehicle, Glendolph Chua, posted photos of the incident on Facebook to appeal for witnesses.

He was on his way to school for a test when he saw the man walking towards his lane on the expressway.

Glendolph wrote on Facebook:

"I honked at him but he still continued walking and I jammed [on] my brakes and swerve[d] to the right causing him to impact on the left side of my car."

He added that he was driving at about 80kmh in the first lane.

In the photos he posted, there were dents on the front of his yellow Suzuki Swift.

According to The Straits Times, the police said they were alerted to the accident at 9.29am on Saturday.

The 54-year-old pedestrian was conscious when taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted at 9.35am and dispatched an ambulance which took the man to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. The hospital was alerted to be on standby to receive him, which is typical of more serious cases.

Police investigations are ongoing.