Facebook user Thamil Selvan shared the picture of an accident which happened in Choa Chu Kang earlier this morning (16 Oct). He captioned his picture: “Indian lady knocked down by Bangla driver and died on the spot at Choa Chu Kang North 5.”

Police have now confirmed that a  71-year-old female pedestrian was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene.

The Police in a statement said that they “were alerted to an accident involving a lorry and a pedestrian at the junction of Choa Chu Kang North 5 and Choa Chu Kang Street 51,” and that “the 30-year-old male driver was arrested for causing death due to a rash act.”

Police investigations are ongoing.