2 dead, 1 injured after accident at Pandan Crescent involving electric bicycles and trailer; driver arrested

Two men died and one other was injured in a road accident late on Thursday (Oct 27) night.
Two men died and one other was injured in a road accident late on Thursday (Oct 27) night.PHOTO: ERIC ANG/ FACEBOOK
Two men died and one other was injured in a road accident late on Thursday (Oct 27) night.
Two men died and one other was injured in a road accident late on Thursday (Oct 27) night.PHOTO: ERIC ANG/ FACEBOOK
Police officers investigating the scene of the accident at Pandan Crescent.
Police officers investigating the scene of the accident at Pandan Crescent. PHOTO: SHIN MIN
An accident occurred at Pandan Crescent involving electric bicycles and a trailer on Thursday (Oct 27) night.
An accident occurred at Pandan Crescent involving electric bicycles and a trailer on Thursday (Oct 27) night. PHOTO: SHIN MIN
A photographer taking photos of the trailer involved in the accident at Pandan Crescent.
A photographer taking photos of the trailer involved in the accident at Pandan Crescent.PHOTO: SHIN MIN
Two of the three electric bicycles involved in the accident at Pandan Crescent.
Two of the three electric bicycles involved in the accident at Pandan Crescent. PHOTO: SHIN MIN

SINGAPORE - Two men died and another was injured in a road accident late on Thursday (Oct 27) night.

The incident happened close to midnight at the junction of Pandan Crescent along West Coast Highway and involved a trailer and three electric bicycles.

According to a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spokesman, SCDF received a call regarding a road traffic incident at 11.59pm on Thursday.

Two ambulances were dispatched and there were a total of three casualties, SCDF said.

According to the police, a 25-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene. The other two men suffered injuries and were conveyed to the National University Hospital (NUH).

One of them, an 18-year-old man, died at the hospital. The third victim, a 17-year-old man, was injured.

The 34-year-old driver of the trailer was arrested for causing death by negligence. Police investigations are ongoing.

Pictures of the accident were posted on Facebook page Singapore Taxi Driver.

Some users expressed their condolences while others questioned the use of e-bikes on the road.

Below is a video showing the movement of traffic at the West Coast Highway, taken at 6.30pm on Friday (Oct 28).