Updated: 04/04/2014 22:53

Driver involved in National Day crash last year charged



Toh Cheng Yang (© right)

Toh Cheng Yang (right) with his lawyer Abdul Hamid Sultan (Photo: TODAY)

The driver of the car allegedly involved in the accident along the CTE last August that left four people dead has been charged in court.

Toh Cheng Yang, who turns 35 today, faces one charge of dangerous driving resulting in deaths, and one count of driving under the influence of drugs.

In the early morning accident on 9th August last year, Singaporean Amron Ayoub, his Korean girlfriend Jamie Song, her parents and brother were travelling in a car when it broke down along the CTE, towards SLE, before the Yio Chu Kang exit.

The five of them got out of the vehicle and stood behind their car. 

Toh allegedly drove his car into their stationary vehicle and caused their deaths.

Song's brother was unhurt. 

Toh faces up to five years' jail if convicted of dangerous driving.

The penalty for driving under the influence of drugs is a maximum fine of five thousand dollars, or up to six month's imprisonment.

The case will be heard on the 5th of next month.

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