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Taxi driver caused fatal accident after blacking out when tumour in his liver ruptured, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A cabby, who was unaware that he had a tumour in his liver, was driving his vehicle along Queensway on March 22 when the tumour suddenly ruptured, causing him to black out. Mr How Yuen Fah’s taxi continued travelling towards Jalan Bukit Merah before hitting at least three pedestrians who were crossing the road at a traffic light which was then showing the green man signal. One of them, Madam Tng Yew Huay, 66, was taken to the National University Hospital (NUH) where she died of a head…

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Driver was on drugs when he crashed delivery van into a tree and killed two passengers , Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Traces of drugs including ketamine were found in blood and urine samples of a delivery driver who crashed his van into a tree in Bukit Timah Road, killing his two passengers. The two men – Mr Aaron Prem Michael, 25, and Mr Chioh Hong Heng, 43 – were friends of the 25-year-old driver, Joseph Low Moh Boon. They were out earlier that night celebrating Low’s birthday. On Wednesday (Sept 11), Low pleaded guilty to causing the death of his friends by driving in a rash manner. The court…

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Gojek driver declines tip after woman gives birth in his car, Singapore News

Baby couldn’t wait. A pregnant woman living in Punggol East was on her way to hospital after she experienced contractions in the early morning of Aug 23. But her water bag burst during the Gojek ride to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, sending her into labour. Nish Ai RystApit wrote about her delivery on Facebook, commending the Gojek driver. “BIG THANKS to Gojek driver Mr. Leng Khee Kwong, for his help throughout the journey and making sure we reached KK (hospital) safely.” During the journey, the woman’s sister-in-law told her that the baby was crowning. As…

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Driver in Singapore slammed for tossing soiled diaper onto another car, Singapore News

Here’s one way to get famous on the internet. A driver in Singapore has achieved online notoriety after he was caught on video tossing a soiled diaper onto another car. The victim, Jonathan Lee, took to Facebook to call out the man for his behaviour, sharing footage that was recorded using his in-car camera. According to Lee, the incident happened on Saturday (Aug 24) at a carpark in Tampines Mall. In the video, the man had loaded a stroller into the boot of his car before a woman leaned back…

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54-year-old woman dies in lorry accident; driver arrested, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 54-year-old woman died after an accident involving a lorry in Taman Jurong on Thursday (Aug 15) afternoon. Police said they were alerted to the incident at the junction of Ho Ching Road and Corporation Road around 3.30pm. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. It is not clear how the accident occurred. The 33-year-old lorry driver was arrested by the police for causing death by a negligent act, and investigations are ongoing. This article was first published in The Straits Times. Permission required for…

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Driver left shocked and trembling after car gets struck by big plate that fell from truck, Singapore News

Stomp contributor Y was driving along Clementi Avenue 6 last Wednesday (Aug 7) when his car was truck by a large object that had fallen from a truck in front of him. According to him, the truck was carrying what he believed to be gypsum plates when one piece appeared to fall off and land right smack on his car. Y recounted: “This was from the Pan-Island Expressway to the Ayer Rajah Expressway, at the overhead bridge before entering the tunnel. “I was driving normally when I noticed a truck…

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Volkswagen driver gets angry note after blocking 2 motorcycle lots at City Square Mall carpark, Singapore News

Have you ever felt like the world would be a better place without parking goondus? One Volkswagen driver incurred the wrath of stranger after he blocked two motorcycle lots at City Square Mall’s carpark on Monday (Aug 12). Stomp contributor Sharvin alerted Stomp to the incident and shared photos he took of the parking fail and a scathing note admonishing the driver. The note read: “Don’t be a d**k. Park in the proper lot & not the motorcycle lots.” It came complete with a crude illustration of what the writer…

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Driver caught smuggling birds into Singapore, Singapore News

More than 200 birds died following a botched attempt by a Malaysian bus driver to smuggle them into Singapore. A Malaysia-registered bus driven by the 35-year-old male suspect was stopped for security checks at Singapore’s Woodlands Checkpoint from Johor Baru at about 7am on Saturday. During checks, officers from the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) detected signs of modification around the rear tyres of the bus, said ICA in a joint statement with the National Parks Board (NParks). “Their suspicions were further aroused when they heard chirping coming from within…

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Female BMW driver, 67, rams through railing and falls 10m onto road after stepping on wrong pedal, Singapore News

A 67-year-old woman was taken to hospital after her car crashed through a railing, fell 10 metres down onto a road and ended up overturned on Friday afternoon (Aug 9). Responding to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to the car accident along 388 Clementi Road at 2.28pm. The female driver was conscious when taken to National University Hospital. Stomp readers Nas and Anonymous contributed photos of the overturned BMW leaning against a slanted lamppost at the scene. According to Shin Min Daily News, the female driver…

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Food delivery rider rescues elderly driver from lorry that flipped on its side, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man was taken to the hospital after the lorry he was driving flipped on its side in an accident at Boon Lay. Police said they were alerted to an accident involving the lorry and a van at the junction of Jalan Boon Lay and Boon Lay Way at 10am on Saturday (Aug 10). The lorry driver was conscious when he was taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, said the police, who are investigating the incident. The driver, who is believed to be in his 70s, was…

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