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Food delivery rider killed in accident with lorry in Woodlands

Food delivery rider killed in accident with lorry in Woodlands

Photos circulating on social media show the scene of an accident near the junction of Woodlands Avenue 8 and Gambas Avenue on Dec 20, 2019.

SINGAPORE: A 42-year-old GrabFood delivery rider died in an accident involving a lorry on Friday (Dec 20).

Police said they were alerted to the accident along Gambas Avenue towards Woodlands Avenue 8 at 11.50am. 

The rider was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).

Responding to CNA queries, Grab said that it would be providing support and assistance to the family of the victim.

"We are deeply saddened to learn about the accident and are reaching out to the family to offer our support and assistance. 

"As investigations are ongoing, we are unable to provide further comment," said a spokesperson.

Videos and photos circulating online show a lorry with the logo of waste management company 800 Super. 

In response to queries by CNA, 800 Super said that they were aware of the accident, but would not be making any further comments. 

Police investigations are ongoing.

Source: CNA/nr(hm)


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