63-year-old man killed when lorry mounted kerb loved to help others, say family and friends

Family members praying at the site of the accident, near Yio Chu Kang MRT station, on April 24, 2018.
Family members praying at the site of the accident, near Yio Chu Kang MRT station, on April 24, 2018.ST PHOTO: ALVIN HO

SINGAPORE - The family and friends of Mr Yap Soon Huat, 63, who was killed when a lorry hit him and two others on Monday (April 23), remember him as a generous man who loved helping others.

Mr Yap, along with Mr Chua Cheng Thong, 86, and Mr Chua's 59-year-old daughter Gina Chua Aye Wah, were standing on a pavement in Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 when the lorry mounted the pavement and slammed into them. The three died on the spot.

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