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Tampines accident: Elder brother fetched younger one from CCA, says MP

Published on Jan 29, 2013 12:52 PM
Tampines GRC MP Baey Yam Keng at the accident site on Tuesday. -- ST PHOTO: DERRICK HO

The elder of the two boys who died in a horrific accident in Tampines on Monday had fetched his younger brother from CCA on his bicycle, and both were heading home, said Mr Baey Yam Keng, an MP for Tampines GRC.

He told The Straits Times at the accident site Tuesday morning: "Think the elder brother was fetching the younger brother home after CCA. Apparently that was his first day at CCA at wushu."

The two boys were hit by a cement mixer at about 5.40pm at the junction of Tampines Avenue 9 and Tampines Street 45. The Singaporean driver has been arrested.

The younger boy was riding pillion on the bicycle. One boy died instantly and the other died soon after.

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