Singapore 

BMW driven by elderly woman crashes into and mounts cars at carpark near Wheelock Place, Singapore News

A BMW driven by an elderly woman ended up on two parked cars at the Angullia Park surface carpark next to Wheelock Place on Wednesday (June 12) at about 4pm. Several Stomp contributors alerted Stomp to photos circulating online of the incident. At least two other cars were damaged as well. A video taken at the scene was posted on Reddit. Stomp understands the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) deployed two fire bikes, one red rhino, a pump engine, an ambulance and one rescue tender to the scene. No injuries…

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Singapore 

8 taken to hospital in PIE crashes, Singapore News

Three accidents along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Sunday, within an hour at the same location, resulted in eight people being injured. The accidents caused a 3km jam, Chinese daily Shin Min Daily News reported yesterday. Among those injured were a Traffic Police officer and a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) paramedic. The first accident happened around 11.15am along the PIE heading towards Changi Airport, before the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) exit. It involved two cars and a tipper truck. Shin Min Daily News reported yesterday that a silver car…

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Singapore 

Car crashes into Geylang eatery, passers-by scramble to help trapped woman, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 26-year-old driver lost control of her car along Geylang Road on Sunday (June 2), before mounting the kerb and crashing into an Indian-Muslim eatery. Fortunately, several patrons of ABC Bistro, a 23-hour restaurant at the junction of Geylang Road and Lorong 10 Geylang, managed to escape unhurt. The police said they were alerted to the accident involving a car in Geylang Road, in the direction of Kallang Road, at about 2pm. The 26-year-old woman was conscious when taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, police added. The Straits…

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Singapore 

Woman on mobility scooter crashes into glass door at Toa Payoh interchange, leaves scene ‘immediately’, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A woman on a personal mobility aid crashed into a sliding glass door at Toa Payoh Bus Interchange on Saturday morning (June 1), causing it to shatter. In a video posted on SBS Transit’s Facebook page, the woman on the mobility scooter hits one of a pair of sliding glass doors before they can fully open as she is passing through the doorway. The front basket attached to her mobility scooter falls off from the impact. She gets off the mobility aid and picks up the basket before…

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China 

China manufacturing index crashes into negative territory in May as economic pressures mount

China’s manufacturing purchasing managers’ index fell further in May, suggesting the economy is continuing to slow amid the escalating trade war with the United States.The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI), a gauge of sentiment among factory operators, fell to 49.4 in May, a decrease on April’s performance of 50.1, and well below the median expectations of a poll of Bloomberg analysts, which had predicted a drop to 49.9. A reading of below 50 means that the activity in the sector… Source link

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Singapore 

Taxi crashes into woman crossing Jalan Besar junction when traffic light is in her favour, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A taxi hit a woman while she was crossing the road at the junction of Kitchener Road and Jalan Besar on Sunday morning (April 14). Police said they were alerted to the accident at 9.42am, and that they are investigating the incident. The female pedestrian declined to be taken to hospital, police added. It is understood that her injuries, if she had any, were not serious. In a video provided to citizen journalism site Stomp, the Comfort taxi can be seen turning left at the junction even though…

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Singapore 

Driver arrested after car crashes through bollard, injuring 4 at Marina Bay Financial Centre, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Four people were injured on Monday evening (April 15) after a car crashed into a metal bollard along a pavement at the Marina Bay Financial Centre (MBFC). The car’s driver, a 25-year-old man, has been arrested for causing grievous hurt by negligent act. Police said they were alerted to the accident at the junction of Central Boulevard and Marina Way at 6.08pm. Three female pedestrians and a male car passenger, aged between 35 and 46, were conscious when taken to Singapore General Hospital. Photo: Lianhe Zaobao The Singapore…

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Singapore 

Crane crashes into overhead bridge at Jurong Town Hall Road, Singapore News

A crane being transported on a trailer collided into an overhead bridge along Jurong Town Hall Road on Saturday night (Apr 13). Stomp contributor Sam alerted Stomp to the incident and shared photos he took as he was passing by the scene. In response to a Stomp media query, the police said they were alerted to the accident involving a trailer with crane at about 10.01pm. No injuries were reported, a spokesman said. Police investigations are ongoing. Source link

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Singapore 

$4,000 worth of durians gone after car crashes into Geylang fruit stall, Singapore News

When you drink, don’t drive – and don’t eat durians. Although the old wives’ tale of mixing alcohol and durians remains scientifically contentious, a 27-year-old managed to prove it’s an unhealthy combination after driving into a durian stall while allegedly intoxicated. The accident happened early this morning along Sims Ave near Geylang Lor 13. A car driven by the Chinese man mounted the kerb and hit two rubbish bins before ploughing into the 24-hour Chin Yong Fruits Trading at around 2am. It travelled 20m on the pavement before coming to…

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Singapore 

BMW crashes through carpark gantry, hits two other cars and noodle stall, Singapore News

A BMW driver crashed through a carpark gantry, hit two other cars and smashed a large hole in the wall of a nearby coffee shop before coming to a halt. The three drivers involved and the hawker in the affected noodle stall were not injured. The accident occurred at Block 265 Bukit Batok East Avenue 4 at about 1.40pm on Tuesday. It allegedly happened because the driver, who is in his 70s, accidentally stepped on the accelerator in an attempt to brake. In an interview with Shin Min Daily News,…

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