05 Jun '11, 1am

Samaritans help trace hit-&-run driver

Samaritans help trace hit-&-run driver

Welfare worker Edwin Pang (in his car with daughters Jaime and Jaena) says he was touched by the help he received from Mr Lim and Madam Lim (standing), as well as a police sergeant, in tracking down the truck driver who had damaged his car. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM RETIRED senior education officer Cecilia Lim was leaving the carpark of Hougang Mall in her car last year when she saw a truck driver hit a parked silver Toyota Wish while reversing his vehicle and drive off without a word. Upset and feeling that 'it was very irresponsible of the driver', the 60-year-old memorised the truck's licence plate number and tried to record it on a Post-it pad with a pen she had kept in her car. Unfortunately, the pen's ink had dried up. 'I pressed very, very hard hoping it would leave an imprint,' recalled Madam Lim, who then left the note on the windscreen of the car, together with ...

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