Six, including three children, taken to hospital after accident near Hougang 1 mall

Six, including three children, taken to hospital after accident near Hougang 1 mall

Accident at Hougang Ave 91 on Mar 8, 2020 (5)
Two cars were involved in an accident near the junction of Hougang Street 91 and Hougang Avenue 9 on Mar 8, 2020. (Photo: Ilham Salleh)

SINGAPORE: Six people were taken to the hospital after an accident involving two vehicles near Hougang 1 shopping mall on Sunday (Mar 8).

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it responded to the incident at the junction of Hougang Street 91 and Hougang Avenue 9 about 12.30pm.

Photos posted on social media and sent to CNA showed both cars mounted on the sidewalk. Both cars had damaged hoods.

Accident at Hougang Ave 91 on Mar 8, 2020 (4)
Two cars were involved in an accident near the junction of Hougang Street 91 and Hougang Avenue 9 on Mar 8, 2020. (Photo: Ilham Salleh)

Accident at Hougang Ave 91 on Mar 8, 2020 (3)
Two cars were involved in an accident near the junction of Hougang Street 91 and Hougang Avenue 9 on Mar 8, 2020. (Photo: Ilham Salleh)

Three children, aged eight to 10, were taken conscious to the National University Hospital along with two others, said the Singapore Police Force. The driver of one of the vehicles, a 26-year-old man, was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Accident at Hougang Ave 91 on Mar 8, 2020 (2)
Two cars were involved in an accident near the junction of Hougang Street 91 and Hougang Avenue 9 on Mar 8, 2020. (Photo: CNA Reader)

Police investigations are ongoing.

Source: CNA/ga

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