Mercedes went against traffic on lane 1 and caused this carnage along AYE towards Tuas near Customs this morning 8.30am (19 December 2016). One driver died on the spot while a rider is seriously injured.
An eye-witness, Nurul Zaidy, has given his statement to the Traffic Police at the accident scene.
UPDATES: A 53-year-old man has been arrested for causing death by a rash act. The penalty for causing death by a rash act is up to five years in prison, a fine, or both.
SCDF said it was alerted to the accident at about 8am, and dispatched four ambulances, a fire engine, a Red Rhino, two fire bikes and a support vehicle.
Two men and two women, aged between 34 and 53, were taken to National University Hospital with unknown injuries. The SCDF said it alerted the hospital to be on standby to receive those injured.
He said this on his post:
Due to the idiot Mercedes driver, 1 driver died on the spot and 1 rider seriously injured….
The Mercedes going against Traffic flow at est 120km above race through the first lane, lucky I saw and keep to the 3rd lane….but the others not so lucky…..
Location: Towards 2nd link tuas