05 Dec '11, 10am

Double-decker bus hits car at Bishan junction, killing the driver and injuring the passenger

SINGAPORE - A double-decker bus collided with a stationary car at the junction between Bishan Road and Bishan Street 14 earlier this afternoon. The SCDF received a call about the accident at 3.55 pm and dispatched 2 ambulances, a Red Rhino and a fire engine to the scene. An eyewitness said that the bus had been moving fast while attempting to merge into a slip road. It then lost control and hit the side of a stationary car that had been headed in the direction of Bishan St 22. The car driver, a Chinese male in his 60s, was trapped in the wreckage of the car and had to be extricated. He was pronounced dead at the scene, The woman in the passenger seat, a Chinese female in her 50s, was taken to Tan Tock Seng hospital hospital with complaints of swollen legs and pain in her right arm. It is unknown if the bus driver or passengers were injured in the collision.

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