SINGAPORE: 26 INJURED IN FOUR-VEHICLE COLLISION NEAR WOODLANDS CHECKPOINT
SINGAPORE– More than 20 people were injured in a four-vehicle collision near the Woodlands Checkpoint today, the Straits Times reported.
The report said the collision occurred around 6 am along the Woodlands Crossing and involved two lorries, a bus and a car.
Quoting the Singapore Civil Defence Force, the report said 26 people were injured and taken to hospital.
Meanwhile, the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) posted an update on its Facebook around 10 am, saying that an affected lane had reopened at the Woodlands Crossing.
Two hours earlier, ICA reported a partial lane closure at the Woodlands Crossing due to a traffic accident.
According to the Straits Times, the Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the accident at 6.10 am.
Of the 26 injured, 13 were sent to the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 10 to the Tan Tock Seng Hospital and three to the Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, it said.
The report said that there were no life-threatening injuries and most of those taken to hospital suffered minor injuries.
A check on the social media engagement, stomp.straitstimes.com, revealed that the photos shared by citizens showed that all vehicles carried Malaysian-registered plate numbers.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK