Tower Transit captain suspended after bus rams into back of McDonald's delivery rider

Submitted by Stomper Anonymous

A Tower Transit bus captain has been suspended after he was found to be at fault for a chain collision that happened at the junction of Canberra Road and Sembawang Way on Monday (Sept 25).

A Stomper alerted Stomp to a photo and video circulating online of the incident.

In the clip, a McDonald's delivery rider is seen coming to a stop behind a car when a bus suddenly rams the motorcycle from behind.

The police told Stomp that they were alerted to the accident at 10.30am.

"A 38-year-old male motorcyclist was conveyed conscious to the hospital," a police spokesperson said.

"A 68-year-old male bus driver is assisting with investigations."

Police investigations are ongoing.

In response to a Stomp query, a Tower Transit Singapore (TTS) spokesperson said: "The bus rear-ended a motorcycle which had stopped at the red light causing the motorcycle to collide with the car in front of it.

"The motorcyclist was conveyed to the hospital and has since been discharged.

"The driver of the car and an infant who was on board the bus with his mother also sought medical attention.

"TTS has reached out to them to offer our sincere apologies and assist them with their medical claims.

"We wish them a speedy recovery and will continue to check in on them.

"The bus captain was found to be at fault and has been suspended pending disciplinary action."