Motorcyclist dies after accident with car in Tuas, pillion rider taken to hospital and driver arrested

Christie Chiu
The Straits Times
Aug 5, 2023

A 22-year-old man died following an accident involving his motorcycle and a car in Tuas on Friday.

The police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they were alerted to the accident at the junction of Tuas South Street 2 and Tuas South Avenue 5 at around 5.15pm.

The motorcyclist was unconscious when he was taken to the hospital, where he subsequently died, said the police.

A 30-year-old man, who was riding pillion on the motorcycle, was conscious when taken to the hospital.

In a video posted on the Facebook page of Singapore roads, a man wearing a dark blue helmet is seen crouching by a traffic light. Another man with a grey helmet is lying motionless next to him.

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The black storage box on the back of the motorcycle appears to be damaged, with its parts scattered across the road, along with what appears to be boxes of cigarettes.

A 48-year-old male car driver was subsequently arrested in relation to the case.

Police investigations are ongoing.

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