69-year-old-woman dies in accident at Commonwealth Ave West, 55-year-old taxi driver arrested

Submitted by Stomper Angela

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A 69-year-old woman was killed in an accident that occurred along Commonwealth Avenue West at 6.32am today (Oct 23).

The police said a 55-year-old taxi driver had been arrested for causing death by negligent act.

Stomper Angela had alerted Stomp to the incident after coming across a death tent when she was passing by that area at 9.30am.

She said the accident had occurred near Clementi Mall.

A police spokesperson said:

"On Oct 23, at 6.32am, the police were alerted to an accident involving a taxi and a pedestrian along Commonwealth Avenue West.

"The 69-year-old female pedestrian was pronounced dead at scene.

"A 55-year old male taxi driver was arrested for causing death by negligent act.

"Police investigations are ongoing."