Taxi hits 86-year-old man crossing road at Choa Chu Kang junction

An 86-year-old man was taken to hospital after he was hit by a taxi at the junction of Choa Chu Kang North 5 and Choa Chu Kang Drive at around 10.30am on Nov 10.

The man was crossing the road while the green man light was showing.

A video of the accident was posted on's Facebook page, showing the taxi making a right turn and hitting the elderly man.

The man is seen lying on the road and the taxi driver pulls over to the left.

In response to media queries, the police said that the 86-year-old man was taken conscious to hospital and that police investigations are ongoing.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it received a call for ambulance assistance along Choa Chu Kang North 5 at around 10.25am that day and dispatched one ambulance.

One person was taken to Ng Teng Fong Hospital.