Philippine Embassy in Singapore has released a statement confirmed that two Filipinos died and four other Filipinos injured after a car accident at Lucky Plaza shopping centre which happened on Sunday (29 Dec) afternoon.
In the statement released Monday, the six victims of this car crash have been identified as Filipino by the cooperation between the Embassy, Singapore Police Force (SPF) and the hospital authorities.
“The Philippine Embassy in Singapore and the Filipino Community in Singapore are deeply saddened by the death of two (2) Filipinos and injury to the four (4) other Filipinos during the tragic accident at Lucky Plaza Mall yesterday, 29 December 2019”, said in the statement.
The victims’ families in Philippines have also been informed.
During the phone interview with CNN Philippines, Philippines Consul General, Adrian Bernie Candolada said that four injured victims where the two victims are still in the ICU and the other two are already in stable condition.
He added that government will provide assistance to the victims’ families and coordinate with Singapore authorities to repatriate the remains to Philippines.
Below is the phone interview with Philippines Consul General Adrian Bernie Candolada by CNN Philippines.
After the fatal car accident, the police arrested the 64-year-old male driver for dangerous driving causing death.
The investigation on the cause of this fatal car accident is still ongoing.