89-year-old driver arrested after motorcyclist dies in accident
The driver was arrested for careless driving causing death.
SINGAPORE: An 89-year-old man was arrested on Thursday (Apr 13) for causing the death of a motorcyclist due to careless driving.
The police were alerted to an accident involving a car and a motorcycle at the junction of Holland Road and Jalan Jelita at 6.45pm on Thursday.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force said that two people were taken to National University Hospital.
The male motorcyclist, 30, was taken to the hospital unconscious, while the female pillion, also 30, was conscious, said the police. The motorcyclist died in hospital, the police added.
The 89-year-old driver was arrested for careless driving causing death. Police investigations are ongoing.