2 accidents along PIE, 2 taken to hospital in 4-car collision

The first accident occurred at 9.59am when a lorry going along PIE, towards Tuas, had turned on its side. No one was injured.
The first accident occurred at 9.59am when a lorry going along PIE, towards Tuas, had turned on its side. No one was injured.PHOTO: STOMP

SINGAPORE - Two accidents took place along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Monday (April 3) morning, with two people taken to hospital in the second incident, which involved three cars and a taxi.

The police told The Straits Times that they were alerted to the first accident at 9.59am. A lorry along PIE, towards Tuas, had turned on its side. No one was injured.

The second incident occurred at 10.25am and involved three cars and a taxi, also before the Jalan Bahar exit.

A contributor to citizen journalism website Stomp said both accidents created a traffic jam.

The Land Transport Authority in a tweet at 10.41am advised drivers to avoid lanes four and five due to an accident on PIE towards Tuas, before Jalan Bahar.

A 42-year-old female taxi passenger and a 60-year-old male driver were taken conscious to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, the police told ST.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it was alerted to the second accident at 10.35am and dispatched two ambulances.

Police investigations are ongoing.