Motorcyclist trapped under car after accident at Kitchener Rd saved by passers-by

A motorcyclist who was trapped under a car after an accident at Kitchener Road, was rescued, thanks to the efforts of passers-by. 

The incident happened at about 10.30pm on Saturday (June 16).

A witness, Mr Yang Zhenfu, 48, told Shin Min Daily News: "There was a very loud bang. I turned and realised that a black car had collided with a motorcycle. 

"The motorcyclist was trapped underneath the car."

Mr Yang said that many members of the public came forward to help upon realising what had happened. 

He also singled out a man in a brown striped shirt who apparently pulled the motorcyclist out. 

According to Shin Min Daily News, the motorcyclist had taken a sudden right turn in the direction of the car.

The driver was unable to react in time and crashed into the motorcyclist. 

In response to media queries, the police said that they were alerted to the accident at 10.30pm.

The motorcyclist and his pillion rider, both 23-year-old men, were conscious when conveyed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital for treatment. 

It is understood that both suffered facial injuries, as well as abrasions on various parts of their bodies. 

Police investigations are ongoing.