A multi-vehicle accident took place on the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) on 21 January at about 5am, resulting in 5 people being sent to the hospital.
The accident occurred along the PIE heading towards Tuas after the Central Expressway (Seletar Expressway) exit.
According to the Singapore Police Force, the accident involved a lorry, a motorcycle, two cars and two taxis.
The 5 victims between the ages of 19 and 69, were conveyed conscious to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force also said that they were alerted to a vehicle fire that broke out at the same location at 5.10am, and it was then extinguished with the use of a water jet.
A video of the incident emerged on Facebook, showing two cars and a damaged motorcycle stopped along the side of the road, as the camcar driver commented:
“Wah this one jialat, accident… Wah serious ah this one… Whoa so many cars ah! Wah I think this one ah…very fast ah.. Wah here the car burn ah… Wah… Wah here the lorry ah, the taxi all all… wah…”