Motorcyclist grabs neck in pain after getting rear-ended by BMW driver who failed to stop in time

A rider was knocked off his motorcycle after he was hit from behind by a BMW driver at Canberra Link yesterday (Mar 15).

A video of the incident was posted on's Facebook page.

The motorcyclist was stationary while the traffic light was showing red when he was hit by the car.

The impact caused him to be flung off his bike and for his helmet to come loose.

When he landed on the road, he was seen clutching the back of his neck in pain.

The contributor of the video, Sean, wrote:

"Rider was conscious when I got down to check on him but looked dazed. 

"Driver of the BMW claimed she cannot stop on time. 

"Ambulance was called and I left the scene before the ambulance arrived."

In response to a Stomp media query, a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spokesman said that they were alerted to the incident at 4.30pm and conveyed one subject to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.

A police spokesman said:

“On 15 March 2018 at 4.27pm, the Police were alerted to an accident involving a car and a motorcycle at the junction of Canberra Link and Canberra Lane. The motorcyclist, a 45-year-old man, was conscious when conveyed to KTPH. Police investigations are ongoing.”