UPDATE: Latest reports indicate that the 52-year-old was conveyed unconscious to Changi General Hospital where he passed away.
An electric scooter rider collided into a double-decker SBS Transit bus, shattering the bus’ front window.
The incident reportedly occured this morning at the junction of Bedok Reservoir Road and Kaki Bukit Avenue 1.
Photos of the collision that were posted on Facebook this afternoon shows a man who appears to be the scooter rider laying on the road, seriously injured:
According to the Land Transport Authority (LTA), the use of personal mobility devices such as electric scooters are not permitted on Singapore roads. The Authority clearly states:
“Under the Road Traffic Act, anyone found using non-compliant vehicles may be charged in Court, and fined up to $2,000 or jailed up to 3 months for the first offence. For subsequent offences, the offender may be fined up to $5,000 or jailed up to 6 months upon conviction. The non-compliant vehicle could also be seized for investigations.”