Singapore ― A lorry transporting workers was spotted skidding across the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE), resulting in an accident with another vehicle and motorcyclist.

Facebook page Beh Chia Lor – Singapore Road uploaded a video of the accident, which happened on Thursday (Sept 30) at around 7 pm.

A vehicle capturing the scene on a dashboard camera from behind the lorry was travelling along PIE when the lorry suddenly changed lanes.

Photo: FB screengrab/Beh Chia Lor – Singapore Road

The lorry made a U-turn on the right-most lane, hit the centre divider and crashed into a passing vehicle and motorcyclist.

Photo: FB screengrab/Beh Chia Lor – Singapore Road
Photo: FB screengrab/Beh Chia Lor – Singapore Road

Having been thrown to the ground, the motorcyclist pushed himself to the side of the road for safety.

Photo: FB screengrab/Beh Chia Lor – Singapore Road

The lorry’s bumper was spotted in the middle of the road after detaching from the collision.

Photo: FB screengrab/Beh Chia Lor – Singapore Road

“Lorry with workers suddenly loses control, most likely skidding while avoiding taxi changing lanes in front,” the post noted.

“The red taxi in front was the cause of this accident. Changing out than braking in the lane the lorry was in caused the latter to e-brake and skid,” observed Facebook user Glenn See Toh.

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“If cannot cut out and merge smoothly, the red taxi probably shouldn’t have. Bloody cause a ton of misery in its wake,” he added.

“Sad that the red car just drove off even he know he the cause of this accident,” said Facebook user Lewisz Riebuz.

“Couldn’t comprehend why TP (Traffic Police) allows heavy vehicles to travel on the second lane,” noted Facebook user Allen Khong. However, netizens clarified that this vehicle class was not allowed to begin with.

According to motorist.sg, it’s recommended that vans or commercial vehicles use the third lane or, in other cases, the second lane as long as they don’t hog the traffic.

Others wished the affected passengers a speedy recovery, especially the motorcyclist who got involved and injured despite merely passing through the expressway. /TISG

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ByHana O