Upper Cross Street entrance to CTE tunnel closed after lorry accident

The lorry was seen occupying the entire left lane in the CTE tunnel.ST VIDEO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - The entrance to the CTE tunnel at Upper Cross Street was closed on Sunday (Aug 27) morning due to a lorry accident.

A video showed the lorry blocking the left lane in the tunnel, after it appeared to have crashed into the tunnel wall.

No other vehicles were spotted at the scene. There were no reported injuries, a police spokesman told The Straits Times. 

ST understands that the lorry driver had lost control of his vehicle and skidded due to the wet road surface. 

The Land Transport Authority first tweeted about the accident at 9.41am.

It said in a subsequent update at 10.12am that the Upper Cross Street entrance was closed due to the accident.

Police investigations are ongoing.