21-year-old male driver dies after accident with oil tanker in Nicoll Drive

In videos circulating on social media, an orange oil tanker is seen colliding head-first into the passenger's side of the car.
In videos circulating on social media, an orange oil tanker is seen colliding head-first into the passenger's side of the car.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM DISTRICT SINGAPORE/ FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - A 21-year-old man who was driving a black Mitsubishi sedan died after a collision with an oil tanker on Saturday (March 21).

The police said that they were alerted to the accident at 9.51am at Nicoll Drive towards Telok Paku Road.

The man was unconscious when he was taken to Changi General Hospital by a Singapore Civil Defence Force ambulance.

He later died in hospital.

In videos circulating on social media, an orange oil tanker is seen colliding head-first into the passenger's side of the car.

The car was travelling in the opposite direction when it mounted the centre divider and cut into the path of the oil tanker.

The police are investigating the accident.