3 foreign workers discharged from hospital following traffic accident on Jurong Island

The accident happened at 7am at the end of the Jurong Island Highway. PHOTO: ADRIAN TAN
The accident happened at 7am at the end of Jurong Island Highway. PHOTOS: INTERNET
The impact of the accident caused the front half of the car to be almost entirely crushed. PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM ROADS.SG/FACEBOOK
The bus passengers, believed to be foreign workers, were taken to hospital on Dec 6. PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM ROADS.SG/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - Three of the bus passengers injured in Sunday's (Dec 6) accident on Jurong Island have been discharged from hospital.

They sustained minor injuries and were discharged on Sunday, said a Singapore General Hospital spokesman on Monday.

Of the 22 victims who were taken to hospital after a bus collided with a car on Jurong Island Highway, eight were taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).

The remaining 11, including the 42-year-old male driver of the car, were taken to the National University Hospital.

The 21 bus passengers, all men, are believed to be foreign workers.

Police said that the accident had taken place at 7am and that all victims were conscious when taken to the hospitals.

The impact of the accident caused the bus to topple on its side, and the front half of the car was crushed beyond recognition.

Police investigations are under way.

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