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19-year-old NUS student dies in tragic car crash along Clementi

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A 19-year-old university student has died after a car collided with the taxi that she was in on Thursday evening (April 19).

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The National University of Singapore (NUS) student was in a taxi with three other friends when the accident occured at around 7.30pm.

The taxi was making a right turn at the Clementi Road junction when a car, who was going straight, smashed into the left side of his vehicle. The impact sent both cars spinning out of control.

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In the impact, the deceased was flung halfway out of the vehicle. Another male passenger, a 22-year-old NUS student, had to be extricated from the vehicle by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) using hydraulic tools.

The four students and two drivers were all taken to National University Hospital (NUH). However, the woman succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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In a statement by NUS, the school confirmed the accident and the death of one of their students. Another student was seriously injured with the remaining two in stable conditions.

The statement added:

The university is deeply saddened by the accident. University staff and counsellors are in touch with the family and friends of the four students involved to provide support and assistance. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time

A video of the accident was put up on Facebook page Roads.sg on Friday morning and has since been viewed over 61,000 times.

 

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Police investigations are ongoing.

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26-year-old jumped onto Grab car at St James Power Station, results in repair bill of almost $15,000

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A 72-year-old Grab driver drove to St James Power Station in the unearthly hours of 5th May 2018, and a 26-year-old man sprang a surprise jump onto the hood of the driver’s car.

The young man was allegedly celebrating his 26th birthday before the incident happened.

He was charged in court on 7th May 2018.

 

Hello!! Do u have nothing better to do than to bully a 72 years old grab driver? My dad has done nothing to provoke u. He jumped on his car and your friend even shouted “ we apologised already, what’s more u want?” Fearing for his safety, my dad drove off to prevent confrontation. Please share and make him famous. Dun think you can escape just like this. I will get you!

Posted by Belleiansa Xu on Friday, 4 May 2018

The video was posted by the driver’s son, Alan Koh, on what took place that fateful night, near Envy Dance Club.

According to Koh, a person claiming to be friends with the 26-year-old, Chee Chu Siong, contacted him to offer an apology on his behalf.

Koh added that Chee was also agreeable to paying compensation then.

On 6th May 2018, Koh shared that his father, himself and Chee were in negotiations of the damages’ cost but no actual conclusion was made.

This was because the car serving centre was closed at that time, and the Kohs were unable to obtain a quotation for repairs.

The Koh family expects Chee to bear the full costs of the repair as the family is not extremely wealthy.

Even if they had the financial ability, they would not pay the costs as they felt that it was not logical for them to pay for “the mistakes that someone else made”.

Koh also shared that a man offered to help them by spearheading a crowdfunding exercise, but the family declined the kind gesture.

After a service centre’s diagnosis, the total sum amounted to S$14,967.48.

The photo of the invoice was shared to Mothership.sg:

We hope that this case study serves as a warning to all who wants to commit a rash act. Be wise and think twice!

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Man jumps onto car at St James unprovoked: Arrested and to be charged in court

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A man jumped onto the bonnet of a Grab driver’s car and then proceeded to climb over his windshield to the top of the car. The incident was unprovoked and has incited mass rage amongst netizens.

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On Saturday (May 5), Facebook user Belleiansa Xu’s father, who is a Grab driver, was driving near St James Power Station when a man jumped onto his car in what seemed to be an entirely unprovoked incident.

In the dashboard camera footage that was posted on Belleiansa’s Facebook page, a young man in a black t-shirt and cap could be seen rushing at the car and then leaping onto the bonnet.

The driver  sounded his horn but the man simply stepped on his windshield and climbed up to the top of the car.

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The driver could be heard in the video saying in Mandarin: “Don’t be like that.”

It was alleged that the man’s friends even shouted at the driver: “We apologised already. What more do you want?”

Fearful for his safety and wanting to avoid confrontation, the driver drove off.

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In response to this incident, the 72-year-old driver’s son took to Facebook to attempt to find the perpetrator.

He wrote:

Hello!! Do u have nothing better to do than to bully a 72 years old grab driver? My dad has done nothing to provoke u. You jumped on his car and your friend even shouted “ we apologised already, what’s more u want?” Fearing for his safety, my dad drove off to prevent confrontation. Please share and make him famous. Dun think you can escape just like this. I will get you! Pls pm me if anyone knows the perpetrator. Thanks

The post was shared over 7,000 times and was reported in news outlets and Facebook groups such as STOMP and Road.SG.

Thankfully, the man was arrested by the police the next morning. Belleiansa wrote in an updated post:

Thank you guys who had helped me share and like. The perpetrator has been arrested this morning to a case of rash act. I had never expected such an overwhelming response. I received so many calls from brothers and messages from public to offer help. I personally would like to thank SG Road Vigilante, Road.sg, stomp, sureboh sg etc for helping me post on their respective pages. You guys are awesome. With the closure of this episode, I hope we can all put this behind us and move on. Thank u so much.

In response to questions by STOMP, a police spokesperson said of the case:

On May 5 at about 3am, the police were alerted to a case of rash act at 3 Sentosa Gateway. A 26-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the case and he will be charged in court on May 7, 2018.

What are your thoughts on the incident? Let us know in the comments.

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Maid of 12 years betrayed employers trust by running away with cash and valuables after taking a huge sum of loan

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Lilian posted on Facebook that her maid has been working for the past 12 years and wanted to borrow thousands of dollars but disappeared overnight.

 

This is what she said in her post:

Hire her at your own risk
ungrateful and she steals!

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