17 Jan '11, 10pm

Fatal crash on PIE causes 20-km jam

The accident, which happened at around 7am just before the Eng Neo Avenue exit, led to three out of the expressway's four lanes to be closed to traffic, causing a 20-km jam that took four hours to clear. -- ST PHOTO A MOTORCYCIST died on Monday following a collision which also involved two cars on the west-bound Pan Island Expressway. The 29-year-old rider was flung from his bike, hit by a lorry and pinned under its right rear-wheel. The accident, which happened at around 7am just before the Eng Neo Avenue exit, led to three out of the expressway's four lanes to be closed to traffic, causing a 20-km jam that took four hours to clear. Cars travelling in the direction of Tuas were snarled from Eng Neo all the way to Simei. Read also: M-cyclist killed in expressway collision

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