03 Jul '17, 3am

BCA suspends lift at Jurong West

While most escaped with minor injuries, one of the five people inside the elevator suffered a torn ligament and was sent to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital for treatment. (Photo: Raudhah Putri Facebook page) The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) suspended the lift operation at Block 542 Jurong West Avenue 1, after it fell four storeys on Saturday injuring the leg of a woman passenger, reported Channel News Asia. Zulkiffle Saad, one of the five people inside the elevator when the incident happened, revealed that he heard a “loud snap sound from above” when the elevator stopped on the fourth floor. Fortunately, his brother-in-law pulled him back into the lift, as he was about to step out of the elevator then, before the door closed. “Within one to two seconds, the lift plummeted back to the ground floor. One-third of the lift crashed below ground level and we got stuck...

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