28 Jan '11, 7am
(news) NSF hit by truck @ Jurong camp, died after being conveyed to NUH
A full-time National Serviceman (NSF) has died from an in-camp accident. A Defence Ministry spokesman says Lance Corporal (LCP) Eugin Wee Yong Choon , a Signal Operator, was hit by a truck driven by another serviceman in Jurong Camp 1 at about 7am this morning. LCP Wee was about to unload stores from the back of the truck when it reversed into him. MINDEF says a Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) medic attended to him immediately. At 7.05am, an ambulance was called to convey LCP Wee to the National University Hospital (NUH). He was sent to the hospital at 7.15am and arrived at NUH at about 7.45am. Lance Corporal Wee was pronounced dead at 7.59am.