Four vehicles damaged in car park incident
Four vehicles damaged in Bedok Reservoir incident
She looked out from her second-storey flat and saw the back of a red car slam into the front of a white lorry in the carpark on Thursday night.
She then saw a blue ComfortDelGro taxi reverse and vanish under her HDB block in Bedok Reservoir after it ran over and flattened a small tree.
"Suddenly the taxi flew into the void deck," said the resident, a supermarket worker who wanted to be known as Mrs Liang.
She had turned to look out her window after hearing the screech of tyres and several loud bangs.
Mrs Liang, who is in her 50s, rushed down and saw a damaged taxi in the void deck.
Across the carpark, there was a red car with its front crumpled and its back against a lorry.
Black tyre marks scarred the tarmac and metal debris and glass shards were scattered all around.
The taxi, the red car and two lorries were involved in the accident that took place near Block 702, Bedok Reservoir Road, at around 11.30pm on Thursday.
Aside from the taxi, the other vehicles were parked.
Madam Sandy Goh, 48, a volunteer at the neighbourhood's Senior Care Corner, rushed to the scene after receiving calls from senior citizens about the accident.
Madam Goh, a tentage clerk, said she spoke to some senior citizens who had witnessed the accident.
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They told her the taxi was trying to reverse into a parking lot when it moved forward and slammed head-on into the red car, which was parked a few metres away.
The impact was so great that the red car shifted to its right and scraped the side of a blue lorry parked next to it.
"The red car then travelled backwards, up and over the kerb, all the way into the other side of the carpark, hitting the front of the (white) lorry," she said.
Madam Goh said there had also been a close call involving some teenagers.
The taxi had reversed towards three male teenagers sitting at a table at the void deck.
She said the mother of one the teenagers told her they saw the car coming and managed to run out of the way.
She added that the taxi driver, who looked like he was in his 60s, escaped injury.
"He looked quite confused. I heard the police officer asking him what had happened, but he said he didn't know," Madam Goh said.
Mrs Liang said: "Luckily it happened at night, around 11pm. There are a lot of elderly who like to walk around our neighbourhood.
"If it had happened at 6pm or 7pm, that would have been terrible."
Mr Quah Seng Hong, driver of one of the affected lorries, said the damage to his lorry was minor.
The cleaner, who was working part-time delivering goods with the lorry, told The New Paper: "It was just a simple scratch... I just called my boss to see what I should do.
"He came to see the lorry today and made a report to the company."
No injuries were reported.
A ComfortDelGro spokesman said it is assisting the police in their investigations.