78-year-old cyclist dies in accident involving tipper truck at East Coast Road

SINGAPORE - A 78-year-old cyclist died after an accident involving a tipper truck along East Coast Road on Saturday (Nov 4).

Police told The Straits Times that they were alerted to the accident at 9.27am.

The accident took place after the junction of Still Road towards Siglap.

The male cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, said a spokesman for the police.

The 64-year-old truck driver was arrested for causing death by negligent act.

Police investigations are ongoing.