Taxi and car collide, lodge into building near Raffles Place MRT

An accident between a taxi and a car at AIA Tower, near Raffles Place MRT Station. (PHOTO: Roads.SG/Facebook)
An accident between a taxi and a car at AIA Tower, near Raffles Place MRT Station. (PHOTO: Roads.SG/Facebook)

SINGAPORE — There were dramatic scenes at the AIA Tower near Raffles Place MRT Station on Wednesday morning (6 November), when a taxi and a car collided, causing both vehicles to be lodged in front of the building, with the car flipped onto its side.

A 62-year-old taxi driver was conscious as he was sent to Singapore General Hospital, the Singapore Police Force said.

Separately, another male driver was attended to at the accident scene by paramedics and he declined further medical help, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force.

Photos of the accident were circulated online, showing the blue taxi with its airbags deployed. The collision also caused some tiles of the building to be dislodged.

Police are investigating the incident.

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