Taxi crashes into restaurant undergoing renovation at Bugis+ shopping mall

Taxi crashes into restaurant undergoing renovation at Bugis+ shopping mall
PHOTO: Stomp

A taxi crashed into a shop under renovation at Level 1 of Bugis+ mall on Monday night (Apr 11), according to online reports.

The accident left one construction worker injured.

A Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) told AsiaOne that it received a call at about 10.55pm on Monday requesting for assistance at Queen Street.

An ambulance later brought the casualty, who was still conscious, to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. The construction worker, in his 30s, sustained head injuries and complained of giddiness.

Stomp contributors Wayne, Lim and aprileleven witnessed the incident and submitted photos of the scene to the citizen journalism website.

Their photos showed how the taxi had driven through the temporary walls that were put up due to the restaurant's renovation works.

They added that they had also spotted police cars at the scene.

Channel NewsAsia reported that police investigations are still underway.

ssandrea@sph.com.sg

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