Taxi and car collide in Raffles Place; 62-year-old cabby taken to hospital

Photos of the aftermath quickly made the rounds online, with some netizens commenting that the scene looked like it came straight out of a Jackie Chan action movie set.
Photos of the aftermath quickly made the rounds online, with some netizens commenting that the scene looked like it came straight out of a Jackie Chan action movie set.PHOTOS: SINGAPORE ROADS ACCIDENT.COM/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - An accident in the Central Business District between a taxi and a car on Wednesday morning (Nov 6) has resulted in both vehicles lodged in front of the AIA Tower near Raffles Place MRT station, with the car lying on its side.

The police said the taxi driver, a 62-year-old man, was conscious when taken to the Singapore General Hospital.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said its paramedics attended to the male car driver and he declined further medical help.

The Straits Times understands that injuries to both men were not serious.

The accident happened in Robinson Road at 10.05am. Photos of the aftermath quickly made the rounds online, with some netizens commenting that the scene looked like it came straight out of a Jackie Chan action movie set.

In a photo circulating on Facebook, a silver car is seen lying on its right side after the collision, while a man in yellow shoes sits on the side of the vehicle.

A security officer beckons to him from the road.

The blue taxi is seen with its airbags deployed. The collision also caused some tiles from the building to be dislodged.

The police said they are investigating the accident.