Malaysian man dies after motorbike accident on AYE near Jalan Boon Lay exit

The Straits Times understands that the victim was Mr Subramaniam P. Kolandoi, 51.
The Straits Times understands that the victim was Mr Subramaniam P. Kolandoi, 51.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/ROAD ACCIDENT. SG

SINGAPORE - A 51-year-old Malaysian man died after a motorcycle accident on the Ayer Rajah Expressway towards the Marina Coastal Expressway near Jalan Boon Lay exit on Thursday morning (Aug 30).

His 48-year-old wife, who was riding pillion, fractured her arm in the accident, which involved another motorcycle.

The Straits Times understands that the victim was Mr Subramaniam P. Kolandoi.

A video circulating on social media shows what is likely to be his body, lying motionless on the ground with a coat across it, a few metres away from a red motorbike on its side.

In the distance, four men are crowded around another body on the ground.

A police spokesman said the woman pillion rider and the other motorcyclist, a 49-year-old Malaysian man, were both conscious when conveyed to the National University Hospital. ST understands the 49-year-old was riding alone and suffered abrasions.

Police investigations are ongoing.