Close shave for 2 pedestrians as tipper truck swerves into Pioneer Road and crashes into traffic light

PHOTO: FACEBOOK/ ROADS.SG
PHOTO: FACEBOOK/ ROADS.SG

SINGAPORE - A video has been circulating online of a speeding tipper truck nearly hitting two pedestrians after it swerved into a road and crashed into a traffic light.

The incident happened on Pioneer Road on Sunday (May 14) at 6.15pm, according to a post on the Roads.sg Facebook page that was uploaded on Monday.

Driver Gary Lee is understood to have captured the incident with his car's dashboard camera.

"This is recklessness without any excuse," said Mr Lee in the post.

Responding to queries from The Straits Times, the police said that at 6.49pm on Sunday, a police officer came across a damaged traffic light at the cross junction of Pioneer Road North and International Road while on patrol.

Police investigations are ongoing.