Singaporean man arrested for drink driving after crashing into kiosk at Tuas Checkpoint

The man knocked into a passport scanning kiosk at Tuas checkpoint and was referred to the Singapore Police Force. PHOTOS: IMMIGRATION & CHECKPOINTS AUTHORITY

SINGAPORE - A 49-year-old Singaporean man who drove his car into the lane for motorcycles at Tuas Checkpoint last month was arrested for drink driving.

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) flagged the case on Monday (Feb 12), sharing in a Facebook post that the man had driven into a passport scanning kiosk on Jan 22.

"ICA officers observed that he reeked of alcohol. The man was referred to the Singapore Police Force," said ICA.

The man was arrested that same day for drink driving. No one was hurt in the incident.

In its post, ICA warned the public that drink driving is a serious offence.

"It poses danger not only to the driver but to other road users, and in this case, checkpoint users too," wrote ICA. "ICA and the police take a serious view on such errant drivers and do not condone their irresponsible road behaviour."

Police investigations are ongoing.

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