Fatal accident involving two cars: Victim a 'hard-working' single mum

Madam Ong Soh Boey died on Sunday in an accident in Cantonment Road involving two cars, including a Maserati. She was on her way to her provision shop on her power-assisted bicycle.
Madam Ong Soh Boey died on Sunday in an accident in Cantonment Road involving two cars, including a Maserati. She was on her way to her provision shop on her power-assisted bicycle.PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

After holding several jobs for over three decades to raise two daughters as a single mother, Madam Ong Soh Boey could not sit still, even though she was financially stable running a provision shop in Chinatown.

To fill her time, the 69-year-old took up several part-time jobs, including cleaning and laundry work.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 07, 2020, with the headline 'Fatal accident involving two cars: Victim a 'hard-working' single mum'. Subscribe