Cleaner at Budget Terminal dies after hijacked cab crashed into him

A cleaner at Budget Terminal died after he was hit by a taxi allegedly driven by a passenger on Saturday morning.

Police have arrested the suspect, who's a 30-year-old China national.

They said they received a call at about 6.50am on Saturday, saying there was a dispute between the driver of a ComfortDelGro CityCab and a passenger.

Witnesses said both the passenger and driver got out of the cab near the entrance of the terminal.

Witnesses said they were seen arguing.

They said the passenger then went into the cab and drove towards the terminal.

He allegedly hit the 34-year-old cleaner who was on duty.

The cleaner was pronounced dead at about 7.30am.