Motorcyclist dies in crash with lorry on PIE

A motorcyclist died in a collision with a lorry on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Feb 24, 2017.
A motorcyclist died in a collision with a lorry on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Feb 24, 2017.PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO
A motorcyclist died in a collision with a lorry on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Feb 24, 2017.
A motorcyclist died in a collision with a lorry on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Feb 24, 2017.PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO
A motorcyclist died in a collision with a lorry on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Feb 24, 2017.
A motorcyclist died in a collision with a lorry on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Feb 24, 2017.PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO

SINGAPORE - A motorcyclist died in a collision with a lorry on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Friday (Feb 24) morning.

Police said it was alerted to the accident in the direction of Tuas near the Adam Flyover at 6.19am.

The lorry driver, a 54-year-old man, was arrested for causing death by a negligent act.

The rider, Mr Shahray Suhaimi, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Two lanes of the expressway were closed to traffic, resulting in a jam stretching to Jalan Eunos at around 8.30am, according to the Land Transport Authority twitter feed.

There was heavy traffic till about 9am.