Updated: 04/02/2014 22:38

NS man dies from injuries

NS man dies from injuries

Full-time National Serviceman Chia Wee Kiak died early this morning, after succumbing to head injuries from his accident at the OCBC Cycle Singapore event on Sunday. 

The 24-year-old was found lying face down near Benjamin Sheares Bridge, shortly after the start of the 59km Super Challenge. 

He underwent a 13-hour surgery at the Singapore General Hospital and had been in intensive care. 

Event organiser Spectrum Worldwide and OCBC Bank have expressed their condolences to the family. 

In a written statement, they said they'll continue to extend all support needed to the family. 

Investigations into the accident are still ongoing. 

It's the first fatality in the event's six-year history.

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