Tag: road accident

Heavy traffic at Tuas Second Link due to major collision involving S’pore-registered BMW, bus and motorcycle

Malaysia – For those who experienced an unexpected massive jam at Tuas Second Link on Friday night, July 26, the reason was a major collision involving a car, bus, and motorcycle. At about 10:35 pm on Friday, at the 10 km mark towards Legoland, Malaysia,...

S’porean motorcyclist decapitated in Johor Bahru road accident

Johor Bahru – A Singaporean motorcyclist, 43, was decapitated after an accident in Johor Bahru on June 16 (Sunday). According to The New Straits Times, the incident involved a certain Xavier Liaw Ziang E who was riding along Kilometer 6.6 Jalan Gelang Patah-Ulu Choh from...

Japan to restrict licenses for elderly drivers amidst alarming surge in road crashes

Amidst the rise in road crashes caused by elderly drivers, the Japanese government is now planning several measures to avoid further incidents. Several recent road crashes involving elderly drivers have driven the public to push for better restrictions and safety measures. In April, an 87-year-old driver...

Errant taxi driver arrested and suspended after hitting pedestrians, more safety awareness urged

Singapore -  Yet another road traffic accident by a driver running a red light recently occurred when a taxi driver allegedly sped past the stop signal and hit two pedestrians, aged 26 and 54, who then had to be rushed to the National University Hospital. As an...

Caught on cam: Jaywalker focused on phone gets slammed by cab

Singapore – It is never safe nor advisable to have your attention divided when crossing the road, so much more when you are jaywalking. A video uploaded on District Singapore’s Facebook page showed footage of a woman who was jaywalking across Lavender Street near Kempas...

Lorry slams into stationary bus along Jurong Island Highway, 23 people hurt, lorry driver arrested

Singapore – On Wednesday, January 9, a video surfaced on the internet showing an accident involving a lorry slamming into a stationary bus along Jurong Island Highway. The lorry was transporting workers and resulted in 23 of them needing to be taken to the...