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Motorcyclist sent flying after car beats red light and crashes into him at Bukit Batok, Singapore News

An 18-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital after he was involved in an accident with two cars along Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 towards Brickland Road on Monday night (Feb 11). Stomp contributor Jason alerted Stomp to the accident and shared a video he had taken from his car’s dashboard camera. In the video, a car is seen beating the red light before hitting the rider, causing him to fly off his bike and land on the road. Several pieces of debris are seen being flung in all directions as…

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3 taken to hospital after bus crashes into prime mover at Loyang Ave-TPE junction, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – An accident between a bus and a prime mover at the junction of the Tampines Expressway (TPE) and Loyang Avenue left three people injured on Saturday night (Feb 9). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the accident at the junction of TPE with Tampines Avenue 7 at about 9.30pm. Tampines Avenue 7 leads into Loyang Avenue after the junction. Three people were taken to Changi General Hospital by SCDF ambulances. Mr Joshua Lim was on Go-Ahead bus service 3 when the accident happened.…

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Bitcoin crashes to lowest this year, losses top 25 per cent in a week

Bitcoin slumped on Tuesday to its lowest this year, tumbling as much as 10 per cent to breach US$4,300 and taking losses in the world’s best-known digital coin to 25 per cent within a week. Other smaller coins also skidded sharply as a broader cryptocurrency sell-off, said by traders and market makers to be rooted in heavy selling at leveraged Asian exchanges, gathered steam. The fall followed a sudden plunge last week that shook bitcoin out of a period of relative stability, where prices had hovered around the US$6,500 mark…

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Bitcoin crashes below US$6,000 mark, as fellow cryptocurrencies join the slide

Bitcoin fell to a more than one-year low on Wednesday, breaching a key support level of US$6,000 and causing a wave of selling in the digital currency and other crypto assets in what has been a prolonged market slump that began early this year. Bitcoin fell to as low as US$5,533.09 on the Bitstamp platform. It was down 9 per cent at US$5,690.47. “For the last few days you could see the consolidation happening and the price was moving on the downside,” said Naeem Aslam, analyst at ThinkMarkets, a multi-asset…

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2 dead in Bukit Timah accident as van crashes into tree, driver injured and arrested, Singapore News

A van crashed into a tree along Bukit Timah Road on early Saturday morning (Oct 20), leaving two passengers dead and its driver injured. Stomp understands that the van is believed to have skidded and hit the tree. Several Stompers shared circulated videos and photos that show a smashed van at the accident site. Responding to a Stomp query, the police said that they were alerted to an accident involving a van and which occurred in the direction of Upper Bukit Timah Road at 3.08am. The Singapore Civil Defence Force…

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Passenger dies after car crashes into tree along Upper Bukit Timah Road, driver arrested, Singapore News

A man was killed after the car that he was travelling in crashed into a road divider and a tree along Upper Bukit Timah Road on early Sunday morning (Oct 7), while his driver was taken to hospital and later arrested. In response to a Stomp query, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the incident, which occurred near Springdale Condominium, at around 1.30am. The 25-year-old car passenger was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. The car driver, a 28-year-old man, was trapped inside his…

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