SINGAPORE - A Malaysian motorcyclist was killed in an accident at Woodlands Centre Road on Thursday (Dec 1) morning.
This is the fourth fatal accident involving a motorcyclist reported in two weeks.
Police said they were alerted to the accident at Woodlands Centre Road towards Woodlands Avenue 3 at 5.58am.
A 51-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
The Straits Times understands that the victim, Mr Ng Boon Keng, is Malaysian.
The 47-year-old tipper truck driver was arrested for causing death by a negligent act, police said, adding that investigations are ongoing.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force sent one fire engine, one Red Rhino and one ambulance to the scene.
A 42-year-old Malaysian rider was killed in an accident along Jalan Buroh on Nov 24.
He was seen squeezing between two trucks and was run over by a container truck in the left lane.
On Nov 21, a motorcyclist died after colliding with a lorry, also at Jalan Buroh at the junction of Jurong Port Road.
On Nov 23, a motorcyclist was killed in an accident along the West Coast Highway while trying to avoid a sapling bent over by strong wind.