Woman, 69, seriously hurt in Toa Payoh accident
The minibus was ferrying special needs pupils to school when it collided with a pedestrian on Wednesday (Oct 14) afternoon.
The accident happened after 12pm at the junction of Toa Payoh North and Lorong 1 Toa Payoh, police said.
Bus driver Mr Huang, 40, told Shin Min Daily News that the lights were green as he turned right onto Lorong 1 Toa Payoh.
The vehicle, though, knocked down a 69-year-old woman.
He alighted to check what happened and saw that her leg was bleeding heavily.
The injured woman, 69, was unconscious. PHOTO: LIANHE WANBAO
Lianhe Wanbao said pictures that readers sent in showed the woman lying face down on the road.
Several passers-by came to shelter her from the sun.
A Singapore Civil Defence Force spokesman said the unconscious woman was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital with serious injuries.
Sources: Shin Min Daily News, Lianhe Wanbao