Woman who tried to help victims of car crash in ‘currently stable’ Tanjong Pagar: SGH


SINGAPORE: The woman who tried to help five victims of the car crash along Tanjong Pagar Road is “currently stable”, Singapore General Hospital (SGH) said.

Responding to questions from TBEN, SGH said on Tuesday February 23 that the woman was currently in the high dependency neighborhood.

The woman has been identified by The Straits Times as Ms Raybe Oh Siew Huey, the fiancee of the deceased driver. Ms. Oh, 26, suffered severe body burns and was taken to SGH.

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The driver and the four passengers in the car were pronounced dead at the scene.

Preliminary inquiries revealed that the driver “allegedly sped along said spot” before crashing into a store at 37 Tanjong Pagar Road and the car caught fire, police said in a statement on February 13.

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Last week, MP Indranee Rajah (PAP-Tanjong Pagar) said she had asked police to look into possible measures to tackle speeding in the area.

“At the end of the day … the message to all pilots is: please don’t run … don’t speed up, as this can have very tragic consequences as we have seen. And the impact is not not only on yourself, but also on families and friends, ”Ms. Indranee said.

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