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Man charged with causing death of four along CTE by dangerous driving

Published on Apr 4, 2014 9:41 AM

A motorist who was allegedly involved in causing the death of four people along Central Expressway (CTE) was charged in court on Friday.

Toh Cheng Yang, 35, who faces two charges, is accused of causing the death of trainee pilot Amron Ayoub, 23, his girlfriend, Ms Song Jisoo, 24, and her parents, Mr Song Jungwoo, 55, and Madam Kim Mee-Kyung, 53, by dangerous driving at 3.54am on Aug 9 last year.

He is said to have driven at an excessive speed over the prescribed limit of 90kmh while under the influence of drugs. He allegedly hit the back of a stationary sport utility vehicle (SUV) which had broken down.

The four who were then standing behind the vehicle were hit.

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