Lorry Collides With Car In Geylang, 40-Year-Old Driver Arrested For Suspected Drink Driving

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Lorry Collides With Car In Geylang, 2 Conveyed To Hospital

“Don’t drink and drive” is likely one of the most repeated warnings we hear, and for good purpose—drink driving is a standard reason for road traffic accidents.

On Friday (14 Jan) night time, a lorry driver, suspected of drink driving, collided with a automobile at a Geylang highway junction.

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The driver was trapped and rescued by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers.

2 folks had been later conveyed to the hospital and one other 4 suffered minor accidents.

Lorry collides with automobile in Geylang on 14 Jan

On Friday (13 Jan), at round 8pm, a lorry collided with a automobile on the junction of Guillemard Road and Cassia Link.

In pictures, the entrance of the automobile seems severely broken. The automobile’s bumper has additionally fallen off.

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The lorry’s entrance bumper can also be severely broken from the influence. Debris from the accident was strewn on the roads.

Speaking to Lianhe Zaobao, a passer-by stated when she travelled previous the accident scene, she noticed a number of migrant staff by the facet of the highway.

They had been believed to be passengers of the lorry.

SCDF rescues driver trapped in automobile

Responding to MS News’ queries, SCDF stated they had been alerted to the accident at Guillemard Road and Cassia Link junction at about 8pm.

Upon their arrival, they discovered the automobile driver trapped in his seat.

Officers then rescued the person utilizing hydraulic rescue tools.

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The 35-year-old driver and a 34-year-old lorry passenger had been conveyed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital whereas aware.

Another 4 folks had been assessed for minor accidents however refused conveyance to the hospital.

The police additionally confirmed that they acquired a site visitors accident report involving a lorry and a automobile, reported Lianhe Zaobao.

They shared that the 40-year-old lorry driver was arrested for suspected drink driving. Police investigations are ongoing.

Don’t drink & drive

Driving drunk impairs judgement and reflexes, making it extraordinarily harmful.

Although we frequently assume such accidents wouldn’t happen to us, it is a danger that shouldn’t be taken, particularly when it endangers each our lives and the lives of all highway customers.

MS News needs these injured from the accident a speedy restoration forward.

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Featured picture tailored from Shin Min Daily News on Facebook.