Motorcyclist killed in PIE crash

A Singaporean man, 25, was killed in an accident on the Pan-Island Expressway in the direction of Changi, after the Central Expressway exit near Upper Serangoon Road, yesterday. The crash involving his motorcycle and a truck occurred around 4.30pm, s
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A Singaporean man, 25, was killed in an accident on the Pan-Island Expressway in the direction of Changi, after the Central Expressway exit near Upper Serangoon Road, yesterday. The crash involving his motorcycle and a truck occurred around 4.30pm, said a police spokesman. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver, a Malaysian aged 50, was arrested for causing death by a negligent act, and police are investigating. The Straits Times understands that there were no passengers. The accident caused a jam that at one point reached Bukit Batok. Traffic began to ease only after 8.30pm.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 22, 2015, with the headline 'Motorcyclist killed in PIE crash'. Print Edition | Subscribe