Singapore, 29/11/2020: A cement truck was captured on dashcam overturned near the junction of Victoria St and Rochor Rd.
The cement truck overturned towards the sidewalk of Bugis MRT station, and an excavation truck was activated to lift the overturned cement truck.
During the process, the whole road was blocked off and traffic police were presence to assist the recovery work.
There were 7,690 road accidents involving injuries in 2018. 120 people were killed in traffic accidents in 2018. Elderly pedestrians accounted for two-thirds of all pedestrian fatalities. (1 in 2 accidents involving elderly pedestrians was due to jaywalking).
Motorcyclists and pillion riders account for about 1 in 2 of overall road fatalities 73% of heavy vehicle drivers speed when traffic is light.
Singapore’s road fatality rate of 2.73 per 100,000 citizens is higher than London, Hong Kong and Tokyo.