Widow settles court case against SMRT Light Rail, LTA over husband's death on LRT tracks

File photo showing an LRT train at Fajar LRT Station in Bukit Panjang. Mr Ang Boon Tong fell on the tracks while he was walking on the station's platform, on March 24, 2017
File photo showing an LRT train at Fajar LRT Station in Bukit Panjang. Mr Ang Boon Tong fell on the tracks while he was walking on the station's platform, on March 24, 2017 PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A High Court suit by a widow against SMRT Light Rail and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) over her husband's death has been settled out of court by mutual agreement.

Madam Lee Yoong Cheng, whose husband died when two driverless LRT trains ran over him, sought damages for alleged negligence - a claim which SMRT Light Rail and LTA denied in court papers filed earlier.

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