7 injured after multi-vehicle accident in Tuas, trailer driver arrested for dangerous driving

SINGAPORE - A multi-vehicle accident between a trailer, a lorry and a motorcycle on Monday (Sept 25) morning landed a total of seven people in hospital.

A 45-year-old male trailer driver was arrested for dangerous driving, according to police. The incident was first reported on citizen journalism website Stomp.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted to the accident at the junction of Tuas West Road and Tuas Avenue 7 at around 7.35am.

Three ambulances were sent to the scene.

Police said a 30-year-old male motorcyclist and six lorry passengers, aged between 22 and 25, were taken conscious to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.

Engineer Manoj Thushara, 34, was heading to work at Tuas South View when he passed the scene of the accident.

"There was debris and glass from the accident across the three leftmost lanes, and the police were on scene, so only the rightmost lane was passable," he said.