Man run over by LRT trains

Widow's suit against SMRT and LTA settled

Case would have addressed question of liability when driverless trains kill someone

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 was run over by two driverless LRT trains, sought damages for alleged negligence - a claim which SMRT Light Rail and LTA denied in court papers filed earlier.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 12, 2018, with the headline 'Widow's suit against SMRT and LTA settled'. Print Edition | Subscribe