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54 Y.O DRIVER KILLED AFTER CRASHING BUS INTO TREE @ HOUGANG, DEAD AT THE SCENE

A 54-year-old SBS Transit bus driver was killed in a traffic accident on 9 October at about 2.47am, along Defu Avenue 1 heading towards Hougang Avenue 3.

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He had crashed the empty employees’ bus into a tree outside the Hougang bus depot.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said that the driver was trapped in the seat and extricated by SCDF personnel, before being pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic.

Photos and videos of the accident emerged online showing the bus with the windshield destroyed in the aftermath of the tragic accident.

SBS Transit said that the driver was driving the bus to the Hougang Depot at about 2.40am when it crashed into a tree outside the depot after losing control.

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At the time of writing, police investigations are ongoing.

The vice president for customer experience and communications for SBS Transit, Grace Wu, said that they are deeply saddened by the driver’s passing and have extended their heartfelt condolences to his family.

She added that they are in close contact with them and will render all the support they need.

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