Two pedestrians died from their injuries and four other were left injured after a car crashed through a railing at Lucky Plaza shopping centre on Sunday (29 Dec) afternoon.
The Singapore Police Force (SPF) said in a press statement that officers were deployed after being alerted to the incident along Orchard Road at about 5pm.
The accident involves a car and six female pedestrians aged between 29 to 43.
As seen in photos and videos circulating on social media, three female pedestrians are seen lying on the floor beside the car that crashed through the railing and one was caught under the car.
Two of the pedestrians, aged 29 and 35, were unconscious when taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. They later died from their injuries.
Four pedestrians, aged 30 to 43, were conscious when they were sent to the hospital.
“A 64-year-old male driver was arrested for dangerous driving causing death,” said police, adding that investigations were ongoing.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they received a call for assistance at 304 Orchard Road at about 5pm and dispatched five ambulances.
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