BMW crashes into Geylang Road walkway shelter, knocks down 1 pillar & stopped by next one

The shelter is quite new.

Belmont Lay| May 13, 03:34 PM

 

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A BMW M2 drove up a footpath and crashed into a pedestrian walkway shelter on May 13.

The accident occurred along Geylang Road in the direction of Lavender.

The accident narrowly missed a bus stop.

The bonnet of the white BMW was destroyed and its windscreen shattered.

According to a Facebook post about the incident, the BMW hit one shelter pillar and shattered it before a second pillar stopped the vehicle from moving forward.

The crash destroyed a portion of the shelter.

Damage to public property would require compensation.

According to a 2010 figures for compensation, damage to public property can easily run up to thousands of dollars:

Lamp post (complete replacement): S$2,000

Road railing: Less than S$200

Traffic light control: S$10,000

Trees: Fine of at least S$2,000

According to Google Maps, the shelter is relatively new.

It was created some time between 2016 and 2017.