Cyclist dies in accident with tipper truck; driver arrested

SINGAPORE - A Singaporean cyclist died after an accident with a tipper truck on Friday. The 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

The police said that the 38-year-old Singaporean tipper truck driver was arrested for allegedly causing death by a negligent act.

The police received a call at about 5.30pm informing them of the accident along Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 towards Buangkok Green.

Investigations are ongoing.

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