Motorcyclist killed in PIE accident

Motorcyclist killed in PIE accident

Msian motorcyclist PIE
The 31-year-old man is believed to have skidded on the road. (Photo: Telegram/SG Road Blocks)

SINGAPORE: A 31-year-old motorcyclist was killed in an accident on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Wednesday morning (Jan 3).

The police told Channel NewsAsia that they were alerted at about 6.45am to the incident along the PIE in the direction of Tuas, after the Upper Jurong Road exit.

Channel NewsAsia understands that the motorcyclist, believed to be a Malaysian, had skidded and that no other vehicle was involved in the accident.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they were alerted to the incident at 6.55am. Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene.

A photo shared on a Telegram traffic news channel showed traffic cones marking off the extreme right lane, where a blue tent can be seen.

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said in a traffic update on Twitter that the accident caused congestion until Jalan Bahar.

Police investigations are ongoing. 

Source: CNA/zl

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