Motorcyclist killed and pillion rider unconscious after accident, lorry driver assisting with investigations

An accident involving a motorcycle and a lorry in Tuas on Saturday (July 6) left one man dead and another injured.

Responding to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to the accident at the junction of Gul Crescent and Gul Lane at 5.36pm.

The motorcyclist, a 64-year-old man, was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

His pillion rider, a 53-year-old man, was unconscious when taken to the National University Hospital.

The 25-year-old male lorry driver is currently assisting with police investigations.

An eyewitness, 57-year-old Mr Cai, told Lianhe Zaobao that the lorry driver looked shocked when he exited from his vehicle.

Mr Cai, who called the police and ambulance, said the motorcyclist was lying face-down on the ground and had severe head injuries.