17 Mar '11, 1am

Security guard dies after being crushed by gate (via ST iPhone App)

Security guard dies after being crushed by gate (via ST iPhone App)

The metal gate which fell on Mr Ong suddenly, pinning him under. He was helped by drivers passing by and taken to hospital, but he died soon after. -- PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO A SECURITY guard died tragically on his first day at work after being crushed by a one-tonne metal gate. Mr Ong Yue Hing was closing the gate outside the North East Line Sengkang train depot when it fell suddenly, crushing his lower body. He was pinned down by the metal gate, where he lay bleeding. He was pulled out about five minutes later when drivers passing by stopped their cars to go to his aid. Some lifted the gate while others tried to pull the 50-year-old out. Speaking to Lianhe Wanbao newspaper, Mr Ong's son said it took 17 men to lift the 10m by 3m metal gate. The guard was still conscious when he was taken to the Khoo Teck Puat hospital. He died of his injuries less than four hours after Tuesd...

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