17 Jan '11, 9am

4-vehicle accident leaves 1 dead, causes jam on PIE (via ST iPhone App)

An accident on Monday morning involving a lorry, two cars and one motorbike left a motorcyclist dead and caused a major traffic jam on the Pan Island Expressway (PIE). -- ST PHOTO AN ACCIDENT on Monday morning involving a lorry, two cars and one motorbike left a motorcyclist dead and caused a major traffic jam on the Pan Island Expressway (PIE). The four vehicles involved had been travelling towards Jurong on the PIE around 7am when the accident happened. The collision caused the 29-year-old motorcyclist to be flung off his bike and pinned under the right rear-wheel of the lorry. He was eventually extricated by officers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) using hydraulic tools. An SCDF spokesman said he was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicles blocked up three lanes on the expressway, snarling traffic for about four hours, say drivers. Other roads were also...

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