Car slides down slope at Marymount Convent School; driver taken to hospital

Car slid down a slope at Marymount Convent School.ST VIDEO: KUA CHEE SIONG
A car slid down a slope from the carpark of Marymount Convent School along Marymount Road on March 8, 2017.
A car slid down a slope from the carpark of Marymount Convent School along Marymount Road on March 8, 2017.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - A car slid down the slope at the carpark of Marymount Convent School on Wednesday (March 8) morning.

The silver car, a Volkswagen, had crashed through part of the school fence near Marymount Road, but did not look badly damaged.

Officers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and the police force were at the scene.

SCDF said it was alerted to the incident at 7.05am.

Four tow trucks - two at the top of the slope and two at the bottom - were deployed. The vehicle was towed to the top of the slope at about 10am. 

There were skid marks on the grass slope and a portion of the fence was damaged.


A car slid down a slope from the carpark of Marymount Convent School along Marymount Road on March 8, 2017. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG


SCDF officers assessing the situation along Marymount Road on March 8, 2017. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG.


A car slid down a slope from the carpark of Marymount Convent School along Marymount Road on March 8, 2017. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

A 38-year-old female driver was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She had soreness in her right shoulder and right wrist, SCDF said. 

One ambulance and one fire engine was sent to the scene.