71-year-old woman dies in lorry accident

A pedestrian, 71, died after a lorry hit her at the junction of Choa Chu Kang Street 51 and Choa Chu Kang North 5.

The accident happened about 11.55am yesterday near Limbang Shopping Centre.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) confirmed with The Straits Times. The SCDF had sent one fire engine, one Red Rhino, one ambulance and one support vehicle to the scene.

A 30-year-old male driver was arrested for causing death due to a rash act, according to a police spokesman.

Police investigations are ongoing.


Get MyPaper for more stories.