69-year-old cabby under investigation after repeatedly ramming into cars outside Old Airport Road Food Centre

A yellow Comfort cab was seen reversing and ramming repeatedly into cars parked along the road outside the old Airport Road Food Centre on Feb 11, 2017.
A yellow Comfort cab was seen reversing and ramming repeatedly into cars parked along the road outside the old Airport Road Food Centre on Feb 11, 2017.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM FACEBOOK / ROADS.SG

SINGAPORE - A 69-year-old taxi driver is assisting with police investigations after he repeatedly rammed his taxi into several cars outside the Old Airport Road Food Centre on Saturday (Feb 11) morning.

According to a statement from the police, they were alerted to an accident involving a taxi and four other cars along Old Airport Road at 10.02am.

Based on preliminary investigation, the police have ruled out drink driving or dispute as the cause of accident. The 69-year-old taxi driver is currently assisting with police investigations, the statement said.

In a video posted on citizen journalism website Stomp, a yellow Comfort cab was seen reversing and ramming repeatedly into cars parked along the road outside the Old Airport Road Food Centre.

The driver did so at least two times, damaging the two vehicles parallel parked in front of the taxi, as well as the car behind.

The incident apparently took place on Saturday at about 10am.

Taxi company ComfortDelGro has reached out to owners of the damaged cars.

Ms Tammy Tan, group corporate communications officer from ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited, said: "We are relieved no one was injured during the incident. The driver has given his statement to the police and we are assisting them in their investigations. We have also activated our loss adjustors to follow up with owners of the cars that were affected."