Singapore 

Devastated family seeks answers to cleaner’s death in Alexandra Road accident, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The cleaner who was killed on Friday (March 22) after a taxi ran into her in Alexandra Road was a doting mother and wife who expressed love in her own quiet way. The 66-year-old would wait for her two daughters to come home every night before turning in, and was extra thoughtful to her husband of over 40 years, said her younger daughter, Ms Lim, 30, who works in sales. The accident has left the whole family – especially the victim’s 64-year-old husband – heartbroken, said Ms Lim,…

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Singapore 

Cabby who blacked out has no recollection of fatal Alexandra Road crash, Singapore News

An SMRT taxi driver who blacked out and hit a group of pedestrians, killing a woman, had no recollection of the accident after he woke up. The 72-year-old cabby and two injured women, aged 66 and 32, were taken to National University Hospital after the accident at the junction of Queensway and Alexandra Road on Friday evening, the police said. The older woman later died from her injuries. She was identified by Chinese-language evening dailies yesterday as Ms Tang Yao Hua, a cleaner. When the driver woke up in hospital,…

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Singapore 

Taxi driver crashes into pedestrians at Alexandra Road junction, killing elderly woman, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – An SMRT taxi driver who lost consciousness behind the wheel ploughed into pedestrians in Queenstown on Friday evening (March 22), resulting in the death of a 66-year-old woman. Two others, including the 72-year-old driver, were injured in the accident at the junction of Jalan Bukit Merah and Alexandra Road, the police said on Saturday. The police, who were alerted at about 7pm, said that the driver and two women, aged 32 and 66, were taken to the National University Hospital. The 66-year-old woman later succumbed to her injuries…

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Singapore 

Woman hit by falling door at Alexandra Central Mall requires surgery for injuries, Singapore News

A 47-year-old woman who was hit by a falling door at a carpark in Alexandra Central Mall on Sunday (Feb 24) is now in intensive care in hospital. Besides head injuries, she also suffered multiple fractures along her legs and pelvic bone, as well as lacerations to her liver. Her sister told Shin Min Daily News, “Since her pelvic bone is fractured, she will require surgery to help support and stabilize the spine. She might walk with a limp otherwise.” “Every time the morphine (painkiller) wears off, my sister would…

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Singapore 

Door falls on woman at carpark lift lobby of Alexandra Central Mall, Singapore News

A woman was taken to hospital after a door fell on her at the carpark lift lobby of Alexandra Central Mall on Sunday evening (Feb 24). Several Stomp contributors alerted Stomp to a video of the incident, which occurred on the fourth floor of the building at around 6.24pm. In the video, a man is seen entering the lift lobby through its doors. A woman then followed behind. As the pair waited for the lift, a door at the lobby entrance swung shut and came into contact with an adjacent…

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