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 

Woman using phone while crossing middle of road hit by cab; netizens urge pedestrians to be careful, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A woman was hit by a taxi when she was crossing Lavender Street near Kempas Road while using a mobile phone on Friday (April 5), which prompted netizens to urge pedestrians to be more careful. Dashcam footage of the accident, which was widely circulated on social media, shows the woman seemingly using her mobile phone as she hurries across the road in the middle of traffic that hardly moves. She does not use a designated pedestrian crossing. According to the video’s timestamp, the incident in the Bendemeer area…

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