Taxi driver arrested for PIE accident that killed a motorcyclist

A 49-year-old man was killed when he got trapped under a car on the PIE, on Dec 30, 2015.
A 49-year-old man was killed when he got trapped under a car on the PIE, on Dec 30, 2015.PHOTO: STOMP
A 49-year-old man was killed when he got trapped under a car on the PIE, on Dec 30, 2015.
A 49-year-old man was killed when he got trapped under a car on the PIE, on Dec 30, 2015.PHOTO: STOMP

SINGAPORE - A 59-year-old taxi driver has been arrested for a fatal road accident on the Pan Island Expressway last Wednesday (Dec 30), police said in a statement.

He was arrested for causing death by a rash act and his driving licence has been suspended, police said.

A 49-year-old motorcyclist died in the accident involving four vehicles along PIE towards Tuas on Dec 30.

 

Investigations are ongoing.

If convicted, the driver can be fined and/or jailed up to five years.

Police advised all road users to remain vigilant while on the roads, for the safety of themselves and others.