Driver, passenger and 1-year-old baby taken to hospital after van flips over in accident with taxi at Cross Street

Submitted by Stomper Peanut, Hidayat

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Three people, including a one-year-old baby, were taken to hospital after their van got into an accident with a taxi in the central business district on Saturday (Oct 17).

The police were alerted to an accident involving a taxi and a van at the junction of Cecil Street and Cross Street at 5.39pm, they told Stomp in response to queries.

Photos and videos taken by Stompers Peanut and Hidayat show the van flipped on its side. An ambulance can also be spotted at the scene.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) confirmed that they took three people to hospital.

The 36-year-old male van driver was conscious when taken to Singapore General Hospital.

A female van passenger, also aged 36, and her one-year-old baby were conscious when conveyed to KK Women’s and Children's Hospital.

Police investigations are ongoing.