Woman jumps from bridge along PIE near Eunos exit – report

A woman jumped from an overhead bridge along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) before the Eunos exit on Friday, causing heavy traffic jams on the highway, according to a media report.

Pictures of the incident posted by BERITA MediaCorp showed a woman lying on the road and police vehicles at the scene.

In response to queries by Yahoo Singapore, the police said that they received a call on 22 April 2016 at about 12.40pm requesting for assistance along the PIE towards Changi near the Eunos exit.

“Upon arrival, it was established that a case of attempted suicide had occurred at the said location. The 37-year-old woman was conveyed conscious to Changi General Hospital. Police investigations are ongoing,” the police said.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) told Yahoo Singapore that it received a call for ambulance assistance at the same location.

“The SCDF dispatched an ambulance and conveyed a Chinese woman in her 30s to Changi General Hospital. She sustained multiple injuries and the hospital was alerted to be on standby to receive the patient,” SCDF said.

The Land Transport Authority tweeted at 1.05pm about an accident on the PIE (towards Changi Airport) after Jalan Eunos causing congestion until Kallang Way. LTA advised motorists to avoid Lanes 2 and 3.

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