4 injured in 8-vehicle chain collision along PIE

SINGAPORE - Three adults and an infant were injured in a chain collision along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Saturday (Nov 18) afternoon.

The Straits Times understands that the pile-up included eight vehicles.

A video shared in online chat groups show several vehicles bumper to bumper on the rightmost lane, with one black car in particular heavily damaged, both in front and on its rear.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the accident, along PIE towards Changi Airport before the Eunos exit, at about 3.20pm.

The police also confirmed that they were alerted to the accident at 3.19pm and said that a 31-year-old woman, a 25-year-old woman and an eight-month-old infant were conscious when conveyed to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital while a 34-year-old man was conscious when conveyed to Changi General Hospital.

The accident caused congestion for more than an hour, with the Land Transport Authority tweeting about congestion and heavy traffic along that stretch of road at 3.30pm and again at 5.06pm.

Police investigations are ongoing.