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July 10 sentencing for lorry driver who parked in middle of expressway which led to death of van driver

Published on Jun 30, 2014 7:02 PM
Anderson Rozario Esep, 24, a Malaysian lorry driver Malaysian, pleaded guilty to causing the death of Mr Chin Kin Siong. -- ST PHOTO: AZIZ HUSSIN

SINGAPORE - Deciding he needed to nap before completing his drive home early one morning last July, Anderson Rozario Esep M stopped his lorry, killed its engine and turned off all the lights before going to sleep - in the middle of the expressway.

About 30 minutes later, a van collided into his lorry from behind.

Its driver, Mr Chin Kin Siong, 52, suffered multiple injuries, including fractures in the torso and pelvis and a crushed leg. He died a few hours later in hospital.

Yesterday, Rozario, 24, pleaded guilty to causing Mr Chin's death by a rash act last July 30.

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