13 injured after Mount Alvernia mini-bus crashes into bus stop along Braddell Road

Thirteen people were injured after a Mount Alvernia mini-bus crashed into a bus stop along Braddell Road today (Jul 26) at around 12pm.

Photos and a video of the accident's aftermath posted on The Straits Times show the brown bus on a pavement underneath a shelter against the flow of traffic .

The bus stop was strewn with shattered glass.

The driver's door of the mini-bus was dislodged and it could be seen resting against a nearby fence. A concrete pole had also toppled over as a result of the accident.

The area was cordoned off and there were police officers at the scene.

The Straits Times understands that the mini-bus driver suffered serious injuries and was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH).

Said an SCDF spokesman in response to a Stomp query:

"SCDF was alerted to an accident involving a mini-bus along Braddell Road at 12.10pm.

"SCDF dispatched two fire engines, four ambulances and two support vehicles.

"A total of 13 casualties were conveyed, nine to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, two to Raffles Hospital and two to KK Women's and Children Hospital."

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