Motorcyclist loses control of bike; dies in accident in Upper Jurong Road

When police arrived at the scene, the motorcyclist was found lying motionless. The 33-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
When police arrived at the scene, the motorcyclist was found lying motionless. The 33-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

SINGAPORE - A 33-year-old motorcyclist died in an accident in Upper Jurong Road on Wednesday morning (June 6).

Police said they were alerted to the accident in Upper Jurong Road towards Pioneer Road North at about 7am.

The motorcyclist was found lying motionless and was pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene, said a police spokesman.

The Straits Times understands that the man lost control of the motorcycle and was thrown off the bike.

According to Chinese-language newspaper Shin Min Daily News, witnesses at the scene saw the man and his motorcycle, which was badly damaged, on the grass patch by the side of the road.

Two of the three lanes in Upper Jurong Road were also closed to traffic for at least three hours, and four police cars were seen at the accident site, reported Shin Min.

Police investigations are ongoing.