5 injured in 8-car chain collision on PIE

5 injured in 8-car chain collision on PIE

Channel NewsAsia·2017-12-22 20:11

A screengrab from a video circulating online which showed the chain collision on PIE on Friday (Dec 22). 

SINGAPORE: Five people were injured after eight cars, including a CityCab taxi, were involved in a chain collision on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Friday (Dec 22) afternoon.

A Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) spokesman said they responded to an accident along PIE towards Changi, near the Toa Payoh Lorong 2 exit, at about 12.10pm. 

Five people were taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital in a conscious and stable condition, the spokesman added. 

A video circulating online showed the eight cars on the first lane of the PIE. At least one car appears to be badly damaged, with pieces of what appeared to be the front bumper strewn on the road. 

Tweets from the Land Transport Authority later said that the accident had caused congestion until the Lornie Road exit.Channel NewsAsia has reached out to the police for more information. 

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