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Updated: 02/04/2013 06:46 | By Channel NewsAsia

Accident at Pasir Panjang leaves one dead

Accident at Pasir Panjang leaves one dead


Accident at Pasir Panjang leaves one dead

SINGAPORE: An accident at Pasir Panjang Terminal Building on Sunday afternoon has left one man dead.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said its officers were alerted to the incident and found the driver trapped in a crushed cabin of a container truck.

It added that Pasir Panjang Terminal Building’s in—house emergency response team was already at the scene when its officers arrived.

The two teams then used a forklift as well as hydraulic rescue tools to free the driver.

The driver was pronounced dead at around 5pm.

— CNA/ck

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