Channel NewsAsia reported that a sheltered walkway at Block 116 Bukit Batok West Avenue 6 collapsed today morning (Jun 17) after the crane boom of a lorry crashed into it.
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said the incident occurred at 9.37am and that no one was injured. A car parked nearby was badly damaged though.
Bernard Wong Shee Fen shared everal pictures of the accident in his Facebook.

A Bukit Batok resident, Toh San who also shared pictures of the accident in Facebook claimed that it happened right in front of Bukit Batok zone 1 RC and that the walkway was built about 6 months ago. Toh San further asked why the walkway toppled so easily when it was bolted to the ground. He claimed that the foundation appeared weak and shallow.
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Toh San who supported Singapore Democratic Party at the last by-election said that the accident was ‘retribution’. “Tonite karaoke session at bt batok zone 1 RC cancelled, I suppose,” he added.

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