Traffic police officer dies after accident at Serangoon Road

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A traffic police officer has died after an accident on Thursday morning (1 June) along Serangoon Road.

The accident occurred at about 10.40am near Kinta Road while the officer was performing traffic patrol duties.

A police statement said Staff Sergeant Nadzrie Bin Matin was conveyed to the Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and died. He was 29 years old.

The 52-year-old driver of the vehicle involved in the accident has been arrested for a negligent act causing death. Investigations are currently ongoing.

The police are appealing to members of the public not to circulate videos or images of the deceased out of respect for his family.

Nadzrie joined the Singapore Police Force in 2009 and was posted to the Traffic Police after he had completed his training.

Commissioner of Police Hoong Wee Teck expressed his deepest condolences to the family. He said, “I am deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Staff Sergeant Nadzrie. He was a dedicated and well-liked officer. We will do everything possible to assist his family during this difficult period.”

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