Eight-vehicle pile-up along Thomson Road on Monday night

SINGAPORE - An accident involving eight vehicles held up traffic on Thomson Road on Monday night.

Police was alerted to the pile-up on Thomson Road towards Marymount Road at about 9.50pm.

The Straits Times understands that the collision involving five cars, a van, a mini bus and a taxi occurred near to nursery Far East Flora.

Police said that the taxi driver, who is a 40-year-old woman was sent to Tan Tock Seng hospital.

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said two people were sent to the hospital.