Motorcyclist taken to hospital after getting hit by lorry along Penjuru Rd

A 47-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital after getting hit by a lorry along Penjuru Road on Wednesday (June 6).

A video capturing the moment the motorcyclist was knocked to the ground was posted in SG Road Vigilante's Facebook group.

In the video, the motorcyclist is seen overtaking a line of vehicles.

Suddenly, a lorry turns right from a lane on the left and hits the rider.

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It appears that neither saw the other vehicle coming.

Other motorists and bystanders are then seen checking on the fallen rider.

In response to Stomp media queries, a police spokesman said they were alerted to an accident involving a motorcycle and lorry along Penjuru Lane towards AYE at about 5.19pm.

"The motorcyclist, a 47-year-old man was conscious when conveyed to National University Hospital (NUH)," said the spokesman.

A Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spokesman also said they were alerted to the accident at about 5pm and that the man was conveyed to NUH.

Police investigations are ongoing.