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Section of AYE closed due to serious accident involving tipper truck

One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West t
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West to be closed off to traffic this morning. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN 
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West t
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West to be closed off to traffic this morning. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN 
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West t
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West to be closed off to traffic this morning. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN 
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West t
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West to be closed off to traffic this morning. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN 
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West t
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West to be closed off to traffic this morning. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN 
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West t
One lane of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) in the affected stretch where an accident happened on Wednesday morning, has been re-opened. The accident, which also involved a tipper truck and a lorry, caused a section of the AYE just before Tuas West to be closed off to traffic this morning. -- ST PHOTO: NEO XIAOBIN 

A section of the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) just before Tuas West is closed due to a serious accident involving a tipper truck and lorry.

As at 10.45am on Wednesday, a taxi passenger remained trapped in an overturned vehicle. A Singapore Civil Defence Force spokesman said the male taxi driver, who was also trapped initially, has already been taken to the National University Hospital.

The accident occurred at about 9.36am along the AYE towards Tuas close to the Tuas West Exit, but how the accident occurred has not been established.