64-year-old PAB rider killed after getting hit by minibus in Hougang, was sent flying 10m

A 64-year-old man died after he was hit by a minibus while riding his power-assisted bicycle (PAB) in Hougang on Tuesday evening (Aug 22).

In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to the accident at the junction of Hougang Avenue 8 and Hougang Street 61 at 6.07pm.

The PAB rider was unconscious when taken to hospital, where he subsequently died.

A 69-year-old male mini bus driver is assisting with investigations.

According to Shin Min Daily News, the white minibus crashed into a traffic light pole after hitting the bicycle.

The victim, who is believed to be a food delivery rider, was thrown off his PAB and landed about 10m away from the point of collision.

A food delivery box, a notebook, a pair of slippers, jeans and blood-stained clothing were also found strewn on the road.

A doctor who was passing by performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the victim before the ambulance arrived.

Police investigations are ongoing.