Driver, who slept at wheel, jailed for Marine Parade accident that killed cabby
A sales executive, Lim Wei Hong, 27, who fell asleep while driving, was jailed two months and banned from driving for five years after causing an accident that killed a taxi driver.
Lim dozed off at the wheel while driving home from supper on May 4, 2013.
His vehicle veered to the right crashing into a parked taxi along Marine Parade Road.
The cabby, Mr Mohamed Amin Abdul Manap, 56, was taking a nap inside his vehicle.
He suffered horrific spine and brain injuries, was paralysed, and hospitalised at Changi General Hospital for 11 months.
He died in April last year.
Read the full report in our print edition on May 16.
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