2 men arrested for dangerous driving after van driver and passenger injured in accident on CTE

The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the accident on the CTE towards Seletar Expressway at 9.10pm on July 29, 2020.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the accident on the CTE towards Seletar Expressway at 9.10pm on July 29, 2020.PHOTO: ADRIEL TAN
The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the accident on the CTE towards Seletar Expressway at 9.10pm on July 29, 2020.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the accident on the CTE towards Seletar Expressway at 9.10pm on July 29, 2020.PHOTO: ADRIEL TAN

SINGAPORE - Two men have been arrested for dangerous driving following an accident on the Central Expressway (CTE) on Wednesday (July 29) which resulted in two people being taken to hospital.

The men, aged 30 and 41, were arrested on Thursday (July 30) by the Traffic Police, said the authorities on Friday (Jul 31).

Both the men’s vehicles were impounded and their driving licences have been suspended. 

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and the Singapore Police Force (SPF) were alerted to the accident on the CTE towards Seletar Expressway near the Yio Chu Kang Road exit at about 9pm. 

In a video posted on Facebook page Thelocalsociety on Thursday at 2am, two black cars can be seen speeding on the expressway. The clip also shows a van flipping on its side.

Two motorists are seen in heated discussion and a woman with injuries to her forehead and feet is also seen in the video. 

The 38-year-old van driver and his passenger, a 25-year-old woman, were conscious when they were taken to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. 

Police are still investigating the accident.

Those found guilt of dangerous driving can be jailed up to 12 months, fined up to $5,000, or both. Repeat offenders can be jailed up to two years, fined up to $10,000, or both.

For causing hurt to another person while driving dangerously, the men can be jailed up to two years, fined up to $10,000, or both. Repeat offenders can be jailed up to four years, fined up to $20,000, or both. Errant drivers may also have their driving licence disqualified.