30 Apr '17, 8am

Taxi catches fire and explodes near Buona Vista MRT station

SINGAPORE: A taxi caught fire on Commonwealth Avenue, near Buona Vista MRT station, on Sunday (Apr 30), resulting in what witnesses described as a "very loud explosion". The Land Transport Authority first tweeted about an accident at 2.46pm and said that part of Commonwealth Avenue, after Tanglin Halt Road, was closed. Accident on Commonwealth Avenue (towards Tuas) after Tanglin Halt Road. Commonwealth Avenue closed after Tanglin Halt Road — LTATrafficNews (@LTAtrafficnews) April 30, 2017 A video circulating widely on Whatsapp and social media showed firefighters already battling the blaze before the explosion took place. Advertisement Channel NewsAsia reader Jerome Teo, who was at Star Vista at the time, said he heard a "very loud explosion" and that black smoke could be seen from there. Members of the public posted photos and videos of the charred taxi, which appears to ...

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