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SPF appeals for information on fatal hit-and-run accident along Henderson Road

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) is appealing for information on a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred along Henderson Road towards Tiong Bahru Road, opposite Bukit Merah View Market & Hawker Centre.

The accident which involved Mdm Gan Eng Ngoh, a 62-year-old female pedestrian and an unknown vehicle happened on 4 September 2016 at about 1.25 am.

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Mdm Gan Eng Ngoh

According to the family, Mdm Gan who worked as a coffeeshop assistant, was knocked over at Henderson road towards Tiong Bahru road at the second traffic light.

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Location where Mdm Gan was knocked over by the hit-and-run vehicle.

The police said that the driver of the unknown vehicle did not stop to render assistance and fled the scene.

According to the Chinese newspaper, Shin Min Daily News, a few workers at one of the stall were at the market when the accident happened. A  loud bang was heard and a white lorry was seen driving at a fast speed.

According to them, they did not know that there was an accident until they saw the ambulance.

Mdm Gan suffered multiple injuries, her upper left arm was fractured, her forehead swollen and ecchymosis at the left eye. Although she was pronounced dead at 2.12am by the hospital but her heart had already stop beating along the way to the hospital.

The Police would like to urge the public to come forward if they have any information regarding this accident.

Anyone with information is requested to call the Police Hotline at 1800-255-0000 or submit information online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness. All information will be kept strictly confidential.