Man, 30, dies in motorcycle accident on PIE

The motorcyclist was believed to have lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a railing, before he was flung onto a nearby grass patch.
The motorcyclist was believed to have lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a railing, before he was flung onto a nearby grass patch.PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

SINGAPORE - A 30-year-old motorcyclist died in an accident on the Pan-Island Expressway on Sunday morning (March 11).

He was believed to have lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a railing, before he was flung onto a nearby grass patch.

The police said they were alerted to the accident involving a motorcycle, which occurred on the road in the direction of Changi Airport, after the Stevens Road exit, at about 8.20am.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said an ambulance was dispatched to the scene.

The man was pronounced dead by SCDF paramedics.

The Straits Times understands that his motorcycle was found leaning against a railing, which was next to his body.

According to Chinese-language newspaper Shin Min Daily News, several motorists who passed by the accident scene had alerted the police. The motorcycle did not appear to have been severely damaged.

Police investigations are ongoing.