15 Jan '12, 12am

Parents of young boy killed in car accident outside his school in Sembawang want road made safer

Parents of young boy killed in car accident outside his school in Sembawang want road made safer

Primary pupil Lee Yu Heng, seen here on a family holiday last year, was crossing at a traffic light in Sembawang Drive when he was hit by a car. -- PHOTO: LEE FAMILY By Yen Feng The parents of a young boy killed in a car accident outside his school last Friday want answers. They want the school to explain why there was no teacher watching the children crossing the road after school had finished. They also want the Education Ministry and the school to make traffic safer in the area. Primary 4 pupil Lee Yu Heng, nine, was hit by a car last Friday at 1.30pm, just steps away from Sembawang Primary School's entrance in Sembawang Drive. A petition by the boy's father is being circulated among parents of children attending the same school. In it, he asks the Education Ministry to investigate the accident, and calls for better road safety measures outside the school. 'We are angry...

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