Did you know that fatalities in Singapore increased by 25% this year? More cars mean more people are involved in accidents. This is good news as the number of elderly people who were injured in road accidents declined last year.
One person was killed and nine others were injured when a vehicle collided in Woodlands on Thursday morning, September 1. The fatal collision took place at 6:10 a.m., near the intersection of Woodlands9 Ave & Woodlands 4 Ave.
What caused the accident?
After the driver ran a red signal, a car collided with a bus. Tower Transit bus was making a right turn when it was hit by a yellow Honda car. The car driver ran a red signal just before the collision.
SCDF confirmed that they were notified about the incident at Woodlands Ave. 9 intersection with Woodlands Ave. 4. Paramedics declared at least one person dead on the spot; they believe it was the Honda driver.
Woodlands accident At 9th Avenue, nine more people were also taken to Khoo Teck puat hospital for medical attention. Two people were reported to have been seriously injured.
The bus driver and passengers were taken to the emergency department.
After the accident, the bus captain and eight passengers were taken to hospital. Tower Transit has stated that they will be reaching out to affected passengers to ask about their health and assist with any medical claims. While the police investigate, the bus driver will be placed on administrative leaves.
The aftermath of an accident in Woodlands 9 Ave
The entire vehicle’s front appears to have been smashed, leaving behind only crumpled metal scraps. Drivers were advised to avoid the area due to delays caused by the accident.
An elderly lady was killed in a bus accident at Tiong Bahru.
Tragically, an 80-year old woman died after she was transferred to the hospital following the collision with a chart bus around 10 a.m. Monday, August 29.
SCDF paramedics arrived and performed CPR on the woman as she lay near a bus stop on Tiong Bahru Road. This was not far from Redhill MRT Station. Many Fatal Accident Woods are caused by negligent drivers and traffic congestion.
Tower Transit’s entire staff is deeply sorry for the loss of their loved ones and offers their condolences. The Tower Transit staff would like to thank the passers-by who helped the passengers and the captain. Learn more about and the accident here
A car and a bus collided on Thursday morning at Woodlands Ave 4&9. The bus driver and passenger were both killed. The hospital was able to transport the bus driver and seven passengers. The driver of the bus is now stable and will be discharged from all driving duties.
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