SINGAPORE - A 36-year-old man trapped under a taxi at a carpark in Ang Mo Kio died on Friday (Dec 16) night.
The police told The Straits Times on Friday that they were alerted at 8.49pm to an accident involving a taxi and a 36-year-old pedestrian at the carpark at Block 475, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it dispatched five vehicles including an ambulance and a red rhino.
SCDF officers used a hydraulic spreader and an airbag to free the man, but he was pronounced dead by paramedics on the spot.
The male taxi driver was arrested for causing death by a negligent act.
The Straits Times understands that the accident occurred as the taxi driver allegedly did not notice the man.
Police investigations are ongoing.