21 Feb '12, 6am

Cyclist fined, gets 5-year ban for causing biker's death

Cyclist fined, gets 5-year ban for causing biker's death

Shoel Abdul Bayes, 35, a Bangladeshi marine trades worker, was cycling along Admiralty Road West towards Sembawang Road on Jan 4, 2011, when he failed to keep a proper lookout while filtering to the right. -- ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW By Elena Chong A cyclist who caused the death of a motorcyclist in a road traffic accident was fined $6,000 and banned from driving all vehicles for five years on Tuesday. Shoel Abdul Bayes, 35, a Bangladeshi marine trades worker, was cycling along Admiralty Road West towards Sembawang Road on Jan 4, 2011, when he failed to keep a proper lookout while filtering to the right. It resulted in a collision with motorcyclist Toh Eng Huat, 57, a delivery driver. Mr Toh died about seven hours later in hospital of his injuries. The court heard that Mr Toh was travelling along the road in the same direction as Shoel when the latter filtered abruptly to ...

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