SINGAPORE - A 53-year-old woman was killed in an accident involving a van in Hougang early Wednesday (March 2) morning.
Responding to queries from The Straits Times, police said it received a call about the accident, which occurred along Hougang Street 52, at around 4.55am.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene, a police spokesman said.
The 54-year-old male van driver was arrested for causing death by a negligent act.
Photos of the accident's aftermath were posted by Facebook user Lim Loon Qian, which showed a blue police tent and several police officers at the scene.
According to Mr Lim, the victim was on her morning jog when she was hit by the fast-moving van.
Police investigations are ongoing.