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Car hits curb and flips upside down in shocking CTE tunnel accident

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A 45-year-old driver was conveyed to Singapore General Hospital after his car hit a curb around a bend in the Central Expressway (CTE) tunnel and overturned yesterday afternoon, around 2.40pm.

A dashboard camera video shows the car had flipped upside-down in the shocking accident:

Car overturns in CTE tunnel

VIDEO: Traffic moving slowly around a Kia Picanto that crashed and flipped over in the CTE tunnel. (?: Mohammad Hafiz)

Posted by Channel NewsAsia on Sunday, 19 November 2017

Eyewitness Melvin Lau who was driving a few cars behind the car that overturned told reporters:

“The car was going too fast when navigating the corner. After it crashed, the cars behind came to a standstill before trying to maneuvre past it.” 
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The driver, who has sustained abrasion wounds, is believed to be the only commuter in the vehicle.

 

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