Five fatal road accidents caused by heavy vehicles and buses
Published on Jun 24, 2014 2:52 PM
Traffic accidents caused by heavy vehicles and buses have become more frequent over the years, causing concern over road safety and the driving behaviour of drivers of such vehicles.
The Singapore Traffic Police's annual report, released in February this year, showed that fatalities caused by road accidents involving heavy vehicles in 2013 increased by 37.5 per cent from the previous year. The number rose from 32 cases in 2012 to 44 cases in 2013.
We take a look at five road accidents involving heavy vehicles and buses that have garnered public and media attention over the year.
1. Teenager brain-dead after being run over by lorry
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