Two men aged 30 and 41 have been arrested for dangerous driving after an accident took place along the Central Expressway (CTE), the police said in a news release on Friday, July 31.
The authorities were alerted at about 9pm on Wednesday night, July 29 to an accident involving a van and a car.
The accident took place along the CTE towards Seletar Expressway (SLE) after Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5.
Video of incident and aftermath
Two cars overtook multiple vehicles by cutting across lanes, a video circulating online of the incident showed.A vehicle was later seen overturned in the bushes.
A woman was also seen sitting by the side of the road with blood on her forehead.
Blood was seen on the road behind her as well.
The video showed one of the drivers at the scene being confronted by the person filming the video, as well as by others.
One of the cars involved was a black Volkswagen Golf GTI hatchback.
The accident resulted in the van driver and his passenger to be taken conscious to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, the police said.
Arrests made a day later
The two men were arrested by the Traffic Police on Thursday, July 30, a day after the authorities were alerted to the accident.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that the car involved in the accident was driving dangerously alongside another car along CTE prior to the accident,” said the police.
Both car drivers were arrested.
The two men also had their vehicles impounded and their driving licences suspended with immediate effect.
Police investigations are ongoing.
The offence of dangerous driving carries a jail term of up to 12 months, a fine of up to S$5,000, or both.
Repeat offenders face a jail term of up to two years, a fine of up to S$10,000, or both.
For causing hurt to another person while driving dangerously, an offender faces a jail term of up to two years, a fine of up to S$10,000, or both.
Subsequent offences carry a jail term of up to four years, a fine of up to S$20,000, or both.
Errant drivers may also have their driving licence disqualified.