Accident on Jurong Island leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

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An accident between a tipper truck and private bus on Jurong Island left one dead and nine others injured on Monday morning (24 April).

According to media reports, the police were alerted to the incident which occurred at the junction of Jurong Island Highway and Seraya Avenue at 8.56am.

The 58-year-old male bus driver was arrested for causing death by a rash act, said the police.

A 62-year-old male passenger of the bus was pronounced dead at the scene, while nine others were taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) dispatched two fire engines, two ambulances and one support vehicle to the scene after it was alerted at 8.55am.

Investigations are ongoing, said the police.