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TAXI CAUGHT BETWEEN KERB & TRUCK IN KAKI BUKIT ACCIDENT, 1 PERSON SENT TO HOSPITAL

An accident took place along Kaki Bukit Avenue 4 on 7 October, involving a Malaysian-registered truck and a Comfort DelGro taxi.

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Photos of the accident emerged online, showing the taxi being caught between the truck and a kerb on the Bartley Viaduct heading towards Tampines Avenue 1.

A blue Honda was also seen being towed away from the scene of the accident, while the taxi was still wedged between the kerb and the truck.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force confirmed the accident and said they were alerted to it at about 1.40pm yesterday (8 October).

They said that one person was found trapped inside the driver’s seat of the car and rescued using hydraulic equipment.

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The victim was assessed for minor injuries and refused conveyance to the hospital, while another person was sent to Changi General Hospital.

Shin Min Daily News reported that the taxi driver was the one who refused to be sent to hospital while his 20-year-old passenger was the one who was sent to hospital conscious.

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