Police arrest man, 33, for hit-and-run

Police arrest man, 33, for hit-and-run
PHOTO: The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - A 33-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly fleeing after the car he was driving hit a female pedestrian on August 16.

Police believe that the suspect had not rendered any assistance after his car hit the woman along Thomson Road at 1.55am.

The victim sustained serious injuries on her head and hand, and was conveyed to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

The suspect's driving license has been suspended.

First-time offenders also face a fine of up to $3,000 or up to 12 months in jail.

If he is found to be a repeat offender, he could be fined up to $5,000 or face up to two years in jail.

ljessica@sph.com.sg

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