ICA : Accident at Tuas checkpoint causing a massive jam

An accident took place at the Tuas checkpoint on Tuesday (6 December), causing a massive jam during morning rush hour.

The accident involved a lorry and two motorcycles. The Police said that the lorry driver, 45, has been arrested for causing death by negligent act.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it received a call asking for its assistance at about 5.09am. It then dispatched an ambulance.

SCDF said that a man, who is 50, was pronounced dead at the scene. While two another, a male and a female who were in their 30s, were concious while being taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.

A video posted on Imma Vmac BRo Facebook page shows a blue tent and at least three Police cars were lined up.

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said in a press release that traffic was building up and motorists could expect delays.

It updated the situation at around 7.30am, saying that the accident had affected the bus and lorry lane on the arrival link bridge.

ICA also said that investigations were ongoing.

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