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E-scooter collides into SBS double-decker bus, shattering bus window and leaving scooter rider dead

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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.

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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.”

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