Man taken unconscious to hospital after car accident on Scotts Road

Photos posted on Facebook by user Supper Jimmy showed ambulances and police cars outside Royal Plaza on Scotts on Aug 18, 2017.
Photos posted on Facebook by user Supper Jimmy showed ambulances and police cars outside Royal Plaza on Scotts on Aug 18, 2017.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/SUPER JIMMY
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The scene at about 11.40pm.
The scene at about 11.40pm.ST PHOTO:ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - A 56-year-old man is believed to have caused a car accident after suffering a heart attack while driving outside Royal Plaza on Scotts around 9.30pm on Friday (Aug 18).

The man was taken unconscious to Tan Tock Seng Hospital after an accident involving two cars along Scotts Road, the police told The Straits Times on Saturday.

ST understands he is still in hospital as of Saturday.

Photos posted on Facebook by user Supper Jimmy showed ambulances and police cars at the scene, and blood on the ground as bystanders gathered.

According to Facebook user Supper Jimmy, the accident caused congestion from Paterson Hill and Tanglin Road to Scotts Road.

The Land Transport Authority said in a tweet at 10pm that there was an accident on Scotts Road, towards Claymore Hill, after Orchard Road.

Police investigations are ongoing.