20 Jan '11, 3am

Man loses toes after SBS bus crushes his foot in accident

A young man is left with a crushed foot and had to have three of his toes amputated after the front wheel of an off-duty SBS Transit bus crushed his foot in an accident outside Hougang Plaza just after midnight on Nov 29 last year. Information technology technician Derek Li, 27, was crossing a road junction when the traffic lights turned green for pedestrians and turning vehicles, when the bus failed to stop to give way to him. STOMPer Stefanie , who read the news AsiaOne, said: "A young lad with a great future has been staying in hospital for past three months, thanks to an irresponsible driver. "This is yet another accident caused by a public bus. "I hope the victim recovers soon. A note to all pedestrians -- even though you can cross when the green light is show, do exercise extra care and be alert as you won't know which irresponsible driver might knock you down withou...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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