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Woman trapped under bus in Ang Mo Kio accident passes away; driver arrested

A 56-year-old bus driver was arrested for careless driving, causing death, reports noted.

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Singapore — A 46-year-old woman passed away on Wednesday (Aug 25) after being trapped underneath an SBS bus.

According to a post by Facebook page ROADS.sg on Wednesday, the accident occurred along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 that morning at about 6:47 am.

The police confirmed they were alerted to an accident involving a pedestrian and bus.

Photo: FB screengrab/ROADS.sg

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The female pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic.

Officers had to extricate the woman trapped under the rear wheel of a bus using hydraulic rescue equipment, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).

A 56-year-old bus driver was arrested for careless driving, causing death, reports noted.

Photo: FB screengrab/ROADS.sg

Investigations are ongoing.

“We are deeply sorry that this has happened and are trying to get in touch with the next-of-kin to offer our condolences and assistance,” said SBS Transit’s senior vice president of corporate communications Tammy Tan.

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“We will do our best to help and support them during this difficult time.

Ms Tan added they were assisting the police in investigations. /TISG

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