14 Dec '11, 11pm

Taxi driver rams 5 cars and 5 ComfortDelGro taxis in spree

Taxi driver rams 5 cars and 5 ComfortDelGro taxis in spree

The Trans-Cab driver was finally arrested by police in Boon Lay after a two-hour hit-and-run spree that began in Tampines on Monday night. -- PHOTO: SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS By Royston Sim A taxi driver believed to have been under the influence of drugs went on a rampage, smashing into 10 cars while driving across Singapore before police finally arrested him in Boon Lay. The Trans-Cab driver was nabbed at the junction of Boon Lay Drive and Boon Lay Avenue, after a hit-and-run spree that began in the eastern part of Singapore on Monday night. The first incident took place at around 9.15pm in Tampines, while the final incident occurred nearly two hours later, at 11.05pm. The accidents spanned the island from east to west in at least seven locations: Tampines Avenue 5, Sims Avenue East, Lornie Road, Bukit Timah Road, Jurong East Avenue 1, Jurong West Avenue 1 and Boon Lay Drive. R...

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