Driver Runs Red Light Into Busy Junction Injuring 3

Story BySimon GloverSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyAsia Wire Report

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This is the moment a driver speeds through a red light into the middle of a busy junction crashing into two cars before flying into a motorcyclist.

The incident was caught on the dashcam of another vehicle at a busy junction in the island city state of Singapore and three people, including an 80-year-old woman, were injured.

The footage shows the driver of a yellow Citroen C4 Cactus race across the junction clipping a white car, before losing control of the vehicle.

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The rear end of the Citroen then crashes into a biker as the front rams into a taxi. 

Local media reported that the Citroen driver was trying to beat a red light at the busy crossroads.

The motorcyclist is seen trying to brake to avoid the car but it swings around and knocks the rider flying from his machine.

Two female car passengers, aged 80 and 49, as well as the 69-year-old motorcyclist were taken by ambulance to the city’s Tan Tock Seng Hospital for treatment to their injuries.

All three were reportedly conscious. Local media said the motorcyclist had suffered injuries to his face, as well as his hands and elbows.

The two women injured in the crash complained of back and shoulder pain, and dizziness.

Local media reports the 56-year-old driver of the Citroen is currently helping police with their inquiries into the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

The accident happened in the Gaylang area of Singapore which is best known as the city’s historic red light district.

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