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ELDERLY MAN FLUNG OFF PMA IN COLLISION WITH MOTORBIKE, DIED

An accident happened along Tampines Avenue 3 on 17 November, involving an elderly man on a PMA and a motorcycle.

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Flung off PMA

The accident happened along Tampines Avenue 3 heading towards Tampines Avenue 4.

The 72-year-old elderly man, Yusoff, was flung off his Personal Mobility Aid (PMA) in a collision with a motorcycle and suffered a head fracture, according to Shin Min Daily News.

He later died in the hospital, with his daughter saying that her father died from severe head injuries the next day at around 10pm.

She said that she believes her father was on his way home after meeting his friends when the accident happened.

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Died with family by his side

Yusoff was a retired taxi driver who goes out every day to meet his friends for tea, and would return home late.

The daughter shared that when the family rushed down to the hospital to see him after the accident, he was still conscious.

He later died with his family by his side.

The Singapore Police said that they were alerted to the accident at around 11.16pm on 17 November.

A 72-year-old PMA rider and a 20-year-old motorcycle pillion rider were conveyed to the hospital conscious.

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At the time of writing, police investigations are still ongoing.

Images source: Google Maps

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