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Updated: 11/19/2012 05:48 | By Channel NewsAsia

Man arrested for alleged involvement in fatal hit—and—run

Man arrested for alleged involvement in fatal hit—and—run


Man arrested for alleged involvement in fatal hit—and—run

SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a 36—year—old truck driver for his alleged involvement in a fatal hit—and—run accident that resulted in the death of a 46—year—old cyclist.

The truck driver also had his licence suspended with immediate effect.

In a statement, police said on 17 November 2012, at about 6.45 pm, a man was cycling along the roundabout at Fort Road when he was hit by a vehicle. He died soon after.

Police said through extensive interviews and enquiries, the officers learned that a tipper truck was near the scene of the accident at that time.

They found the tipper truck at Sungei Kadut within four hours after the accident and arrested the driver.

— CNA/xq

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