22-year-old woman loses control of car, crashes it into road sign in Lorong Chuan

A 22-year-old woman was injured after losing control of her vehicle in Lorong Chuan on Jan 20, 2018.
A 22-year-old woman was injured after losing control of her vehicle in Lorong Chuan on Jan 20, 2018. PHOTO: BENJAMIN LIM

SINGAPORE - A 22-year-old woman was taken to hospital after losing control of the car she was driving and crashing it into a road sign in Lorong Chuan on Saturday (Jan 20).

A reader told The Straits Times he heard a bang and a loud sound of metal scraping from his home nearby.

Mr Benjamin Lim, a 27-year-old writer, said about five or six people who were also attending a funeral wake downstairs rushed out to check what happened, along with a few construction workers.

The police said they were alerted to the accident involving a car along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, on the slip road into Lorong Chuan, at 3.26pm.

The driver was injured in the crash and taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

She is believed to have lost control of her vehicle and crashed it on its side. At least one road sign was damaged in the accident.

Police investigations are ongoing.

Additional reporting by Tan Tam Mei