17 Jan '11, 3am

Fatal accident at PIE causes traffic jam

SINGAPORE: A fatal accident involving a motorcycle, a car and a lorry along the PIE towards Jurong caused a major traffic jam along the expressway. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said hat they first received a call about the accident, which happened near the Eng Neo exit at about 7.03am. The SCDF said that their paramedics found the motorcycle rider pinned under the right rear tyre of the lorry and had to be extricated. He was pronounced dead at about 7.40am. Hotline callers told Channel NewsAsia that their journey to work took close to one and a half hours. The SCDF said the PIE-Jurong accident is just one of the several traffic accidents that happened on Monday. Another accident occurred along the PIE towards Tuas.

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

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