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75 Y.O WOMAN KILLED AFTER BEING HIT BY TAXI @ ROBERTSON QUAY, 65 Y.O CABBY ARRESTED

In the bustling streets of Singapore, a recent incident has shed light on the critical issue of pedestrian safety. On January 6, 2024, a 75-year-old woman tragically lost her life after being struck by a taxi at Robertson Quay, according to a report by The Straits Times.

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Details of the Incident

The Singapore Civil Defence Force responded to the accident promptly, receiving an alert about the incident at 90 Robertson Quay around 5:30 pm.

The victim, initially unconscious, was rushed to Singapore General Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.

Arrest of Taxi Driver & Aftermath

A 67-year-old taxi driver has been arrested on charges of careless driving resulting in death. This arrest highlights the legal consequences that drivers may face when their actions lead to tragic outcomes.

Investigations into the incident are currently underway, involving various authorities.

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In the bustling evening of December 10, tragedy struck at the junction of Pasir Ris Rise and Pasir Ris Drive 3. A 76-year-old pedestrian lost her life in a collision with a taxi, prompting immediate police response and raising questions about road safety in the area.

According to a report by Lianhe Zaobao, at approximately 7:55 pm, authorities were alerted to the accident scene. The involvement of a 58-year-old male taxi driver and the elderly woman marked the beginning of a series of events that would unfold tragically.

Upon notification, the police quickly arrived at the scene. The taxi driver was subsequently arrested for careless driving causing death, highlighting the severity of the incident and the need for immediate legal action.

Preliminary reports suggest that the elderly woman was crossing the road when the taxi, making a right turn, collided with her. As investigations continue, witness reports and media coverage offer insights into the moments leading up to the unfortunate incident.

Despite efforts by emergency services, the elderly woman succumbed to her injuries and died after being transported unconscious to the hospital.

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