‘This site visitors junction is harmful’: Motorcyclist and pillion rider injured after automotive crash close to NTU entrance
SINGAPORE – Two males had been injured in an accident involving a bike and a automotive close to the Pioneer North entrance to Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on Sunday (Jan 15) evening time.
The 22-year-old motorcyclist and his 39-year-old pillion rider had been taken to National University Hospital by the Singapore Civil Defence Force.
The police had been alerted to an accident involving a automotive and a bike on the junction of Pioneer Road North within the course of the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) at about 8.40pm on Sunday.
Both males had been acutely conscious when taken to hospital, the police said.
A video of the accident, which was circulating on social media on Sunday, appeared to point out the motorcyclist making a correct flip within the course of PIE and colliding with a automotive driving straight on Pioneer Road North, exiting NTU.
Vehicles make discretionary correct turns from Pioneer Road North to merge with site visitors on the PIE. No red-amber-green turning indicators are put in at that junction.
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Several netizens on social media commented that this site visitors junction is dangerous.
The police are investigating the case.
On Jan 12, 2017, a woman in her 40s was killed after a private bus ran into her bicycle and numerous different totally different autos close to the an identical site visitors junction, close to the Pioneer Road North exit to PIE.
The girl was declared lifeless on the scene by paramedics and an individual in his 60s was taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.
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