New video of accident emerges; 69-year-old woman run over by a second car

A 25-year-old driver was arrested after a Maserati was involved in an accident with an e-bike, resulting in the death of the 69-year-old female rider, in Cantonment Road on Jan 5, 2020.
A 25-year-old driver was arrested after a Maserati was involved in an accident with an e-bike, resulting in the death of the 69-year-old female rider, in Cantonment Road on Jan 5, 2020.PHOTOS: SG ROAD VIGILANTE

SINGAPORE - A video has emerged revealing more details of an accident involving two cars and a 69-year-old woman in Cantonment Road near Pinnacle @ Duxton at around 5am on Sunday (Jan 5).

A short video clip of the accident that was circulating online showed a Maserati that had stopped in the middle of the road, while a red e-bike had toppled along the side of the road.

Seconds later, a yellow car drove past the Maserati, running over the woman and dragging her several metres down the road.

A 25-year-old man, who The Straits Times understand was driving the Maserati, was arrested for dangerous driving causing death.

The second driver left the scene before police arrived.

The woman, who was riding a power-assisted bicycle, was pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic.

Investigations are being carried out.

According to Chinese newspaper Shin Min Daily News, the accident site was near the woman's home.

The woman has been running a provisions shop in Chinatown for 34 years, on top of being a cleaner and a laundry attendant, her younger brother told Shin Min in an interview.

He added that the woman was diagnosed with breast cancer last October, and had planned to undergo her second session of chemotherapy on Friday.