SINGAPORE - A massive jam formed on Kranji Expressway (KJE) on Monday (July 25) morning following a fatal accident between a car and a motorcycle.
The accident during the morning rush hour took place in the direction of the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) after the Brickland Road exit.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the accident at around 5.30am, and dispatched one fire engine, one red rhino, three ambulances and one support vehicle.
A male motorcyclist in his 60s, who was trapped, was extricated by SCDF personnel using hydraulic rescue tools and airbags. He was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
A male in his 20s was conveyed to National University Hospital, which was alerted to be on standby to receive him, SCDF said.
Another male in his 40s was conveyed to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, while two others refused to be taken to hospital.
In a tweet at 5.54am, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) advised motorists to avoid lanes 1 and 2 on the affected stretch of KJE.
In a subsequent tweet at 8.36am, it said the accident had caused congestion up to the entrance of the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE).
Police said in a Facebook post at 8.58am that all roads had been opened back up to traffic.