Tower transit Bus Hit McDonald’s Delivery Driver, Bus Driver Suspended 3 people Injured

Tower transit Bus Hit McDonald’s Delivery Driver, Bus Driver Suspended 3 people Injured

Key points:

  • A Tower Transit bus, a car and a motorbike were all involved in a chain collision that happened in Sembawang on Monday morning.
  • After being hurt in the collision, a McDonald’s delivery driver was taken for medical attention at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.
  • The Tower Transit bus (route 980) was captured on camera hitting the motorbike-riding delivery rider who was stopped at a red signal while it was moving quickly in the centre lane.
  • The collision propelled the rider off his motorbike and backward, leading him to slam through the rear window of the automobile in front of him.
  • At about 10:30 a.m., the collision was reported to the police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force close to the intersection of Sembawang Way and Canberra Road.
  • The 38-year-old delivery driver who was hurt was transferred to the hospital’s accident and emergency unit but was later released that same day with only minor wounds.
  • McDonald’s gave the injured cyclist their entire support, putting a strong emphasis on the value of their employees’ health.
  • As a result of his negligence, the 68-year-old bus driver was suspended awaiting further disciplinary action by Tower Transit Singapore (TTS).
  • The bus driver is helping the police investigation into the collision.
  • Following the collision, the car’s driver and a baby travelling on the bus with their mother both got medical attention. TTS offered regrets and support for their medical claims, wishing them well on their road to recovery.

After a chain collision on Monday morning in Sembawang that involved a Tower Transit bus, a car and a motorbike, a delivery rider for McDonald’s was rushed to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital for treatment.

In a video that was shared on the Facebook page SG Road Vigilante, bus service 980 can be seen travelling at a high rate of speed in the middle lane of a three-lane road just before colliding with a delivery rider who was stopped at a red light. The rider was on a motorbike.

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The force of the contact threw the rider backwards, and then he was launched off his motorbike and sent flying forward, where he crashed into the rear glass of the car that was in front of him.

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After being called, both the police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force stated that they were made aware of an accident on Monday morning at approximately 10.30 a.m. near the intersection of Sembawang Way and Canberra Road.

According to a statement provided to The Straits Times by a spokesman for McDonald’s, the delivery rider was transported to the hospital’s accident and emergency (A&E) department for medical evaluation and was later discharged on the same day. The man, now 38 years old, was fortunate enough to escape with only minor injuries and was healing at home.

“Our employees are paramount to us, and we have been extending our full support throughout this incident,” the spokesman for the company said further.

The 68-year-old bus driver was judged to be at fault, and Tower Transit Singapore (TTS) has suspended him awaiting further disciplinary action, according to a statement that was given to The Straits Times by a TTS spokesperson.

The driver of the bus is cooperating with the inquiry, according to the police.

According to a representative for the TTS, both the driver of the car and an infant who was on board the bus with his mother received medical attention after the accident.

“TTS has reached out to them to extend our sincerest apologies and provide assistance with the medical claims that they have filed. The representative continued by saying, “We hope for a speedy recovery for them and will continue to check in on them.”

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Source: The Straits Times

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