Man dies from head injuries after being hit by car in Jurong East

A 56-year-old car driver is assisting with investigations after his vehicle hit a pedestrian in Jurong East on June 5.
A 56-year-old car driver is assisting with investigations after his vehicle hit a pedestrian in Jurong East on June 5.PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS
 A 56-year-old car driver is assisting with investigations after his vehicle hit a pedestrian in Jurong East on June 5.
A 56-year-old car driver is assisting with investigations after his vehicle hit a pedestrian in Jurong East on June 5.PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

SINGAPORE - A 62-year-old man died from serious head injuries after being hit by a car in Jurong East on Wednesday evening (June 5).

The police said that they were alerted to the accident involving a car and a pedestrian in Jurong East Avenue 1, in the direction of Toh Guan Road, at about 8.45pm.

The man was taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, where he later died.

Police added that the 56-year-old car driver is assisting in investigations.

Chinese-language newspaper Shin Min Daily News reported on Thursday that the man flew about 5m after the collision with the car, and suffered serious head injuries.

According to a witness, he was unconscious when he landed on the ground.

The accident resulted in traffic build-up along the road, and several curious onlookers also gathered at the scene.

 

Two passers-by tried to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the man, but he was unresponsive, Shin Min added.

The police are investigating the accident.