The Straits Times
Published on Nov 18, 2012

Truck driver arrested for fatal hit-and-run accident


A TRUCK driver has been arrested for his involvement in a hit-and-run accident on Saturday, which resulted in the death of a cyclist.

The victim, 46, was cycling along the roundabout of Fort Road at about 6.45pm when he was hit by an unknown vehicle. He died from his injuries within 15 minutes.

The Traffic Police later found out that a tipper truck had driven near the scene around the time of the accident after interviews and enquiries.

The police mounted an operation to trace the tipper truck and its driver. The truck was found at Sungei Kadut within four hours of the accident, and the damages on it matched the broken glass fragments found at the accident scene.