Dart to the rescue: SCDF's elite team rescues driver trapped in tipper truck

SCDF Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (Dart) personnel who were involved in a complex three and half hour rescue operation to extricate a trapped driver of tipper truck which had rolled over on Thursday (Oct 31) afternoon along Tanah Merah Coast R
SCDF Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (Dart) personnel who were involved in a complex three and half hour rescue operation to extricate a trapped driver of tipper truck which had rolled over on Thursday (Oct 31) afternoon along Tanah Merah Coast Road.ST PHOTO: ZAIHAN MOHAMED YUSOF

SINGAPORE - When the elite eight-man team from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) arrived at the accident scene, there was sand all over the road.

This was the cargo of a tipper truck that had landed on its side after crashing into a centre divider along East Coast Parkway expressway after Tanah Merah Coast Road exit last Thursday afternoon (Oct 31).

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