The driver of a car was killed on the spot today (Dec 19) morning in a rush hour accident in the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE). In the accident which happened just before Tuas West Road, the victim had to be extricated by officers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). He was pronounced dead at scene by paramedics.
The accident happened at about 8.05am and according to one eyewitness, after the other driver of a silver Mercedes made a U-turn and went against the flow of traffic. A 53-year-old man has been arrested for causing death by a rash act.
Two men and two women, aged between 34 and 53, were also conveyed injured to NUH.
The silver Mercedes caused a multi-vehicle collision involving four cars, a motorcycle and a bus, according to the police. Police investigations are ongoing.
A video shared by Facebook user Patrick Tan showed the Mercedes being driven at high speed before colliding with a motorcycle.