Son couldn't drive and wasn't a fan of fast cars, says dad of BMW crash victim

Family remember Wilson Teo as a driven young man who was their pillar of support

Mr Wisely Chung, 23, a friend of the late Mr Gary Wong and Mr Jonathan Long, paying his respects at the crash site in Tanjong Pagar yesterday. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG Mr Jonathan Long, the driver of the car in the crash, with his girlfriend Raybe Oh
Mr Wisely Chung, 23, a friend of the late Mr Gary Wong and Mr Jonathan Long, paying his respects at the crash site in Tanjong Pagar yesterday. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

When they got a call from the Traffic Police about an accident involving their son on Saturday morning, they thought it was a fender bender and he needed bailing out.

Mr Wilson Teo Qi Xiang, who turned 26 on Dec 29 last year, did not have a driver's licence and was not into fast cars like some of his peers, his father told The Straits Times at their four-room flat in southern Singapore yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 16, 2021, with the headline 'Son couldn't drive and wasn't a fan of fast cars, says dad of BMW crash victim'. Subscribe