Lorry driver arrested after 24-year-old motorcyclist dies in accident on PIE

Submitted by Stomper Din

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A lorry driver was arrested following an accident on the PIE today (Feb 24) at around 6.15am that left a 24-year-old motorcyclist dead.

Said a Police spokesperson with regard to what happened:

"On 24 February 2017, the Police were alerted to an accident involving a lorry and a motorcycle along PIE towards Tuas near Adam Flyover.

"The 24-year-old male motorcyclist was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

"The lorry driver was arrested for causing death by negligent act.

"Police investigations are ongoing."

Original article:

Stomper Din was on the PIE near Adam Road today (Feb 24) at around 7.30am when he saw a death tent and a fallen motorcycle on the road.

The Stomper was unclear about what happened, but he said both the tent and the vehicle were on the right-most lane of the expressway.

Din saw policemen at the scene as well as Traffic Police officers diverting traffic.

Part of the expressway was cordoned off and there was a traffic jam following the accident.