Man, 72, riding PMA passes away after colliding with motorbike while crossing road in Tampines

Police investigations are ongoing.

Alfie Kwa | November 19, 2021, 05:13 PM

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On Nov. 17, an elderly man on a personal mobility aid was crossing the road when he was hit by a moving motorbike.

The accident occurred along Tampines Avenue 3 towards Tampines Avenue 4, in front of Block 827, at 11 pm that day.

Succumbed to injuries

According to Shinmin Daily News, the 72-year-old man, known as Yusoff, was flung off his vehicle.

The Chinese paper reported that the man suffered head injuries and succumbed to his injuries the day after the accident, on Nov. 18.

Police's response

The Singapore Police Force told Mothership that at 11:16pm on Nov. 17, the police were alerted to an accident involving a motorcycle and a man on a personal mobility aid along Tampines Avenue 3 towards Tampines Avenue 4.

A 72-year-old male personal mobility aid user and a 20-year-old female motorcycle pillion rider were conscious when conveyed to the hospital.

Police investigations are ongoing.

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