Two m-cyclists die in Singapore crash
SINGAPORE: Two motorcyclists, believed to be Malaysians, died while six others were injured while seeking shelter from the rain when a van crashed into them at the Bukit Timah Expressway at 3.49pm yesterday.
Singapore police said the two victims, aged 34 and 50, died at the scene.
The victims’ nationalities have yet to be confirmed, but the accident happened along a Woodlands-bound lane used by Malaysian motorcyclists returning from Singapore.
A video of the accident, which went viral on Facebook and WhatsApp, showed the incident took place under a bridge at the Seletar Expressway (SLE) towards Woodlands, near the SLE exit.
The video showed six men lying on the ground, and motorcycles at the scene had Malaysian registration plates.
The victims were sent to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.
A post on the Singapore police’s official Facebook said the van driver, 25, had been arrested and his licence was suspended.
“Police urge the public not to circulate photos or videos of the deceased out of respect for the families.”
The scene of the accident at the Bukit Timah Expressway in Singapore yesterday.