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Multi-car accident along Benoi Road, man trapped in car under fallen traffic light pole

"A man was found trapped in the driver's seat of a car which had toppled a traffic light pole."

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Singapore ― A road traffic accident was reported on Monday (Oct 11), involving multiple vehicles, and a man trapped in his seat after a traffic light pole toppled over his car.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) received a call for assistance to a road traffic accident on Monday at around 12:20 pm.

The accident involved five vehicles, including a trailer truck and a lorry at the junction of Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim and Benoi Road.

Photo: FB screengrab/SCDF

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In its Facebook post, SCDF attached photos of the accident, with SCDF personnel on the scene.

“A man was found trapped in the driver’s seat of a car which had toppled a traffic light pole,” it noted.

Photo: FB screengrab/SCDF

“Due to the car’s precarious position, SCDF firefighters had to first stabilise it to minimise its movement during the rescue operation.”

Photo: FB screengrab/SCDF

SCDF highlighted this was an important step so as not to aggravate the condition of the trapped driver.

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Photo: FB screengrab/SCDF

The firefighters used hydraulic rescue equipment to extricate the trapped man.

The man and two passengers from the same car were conveyed to the National University Hospital.

Police investigations are ongoing. /TISG

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