Updates by SPF on the accident at Balestier Road where a trailer rammed into a overhead pedestrian bridge:
A 57-year-old driver and his 59-year-old employer have been arrested in connection with the accident. They have been arrested for causing a heavy motor vehicle to collide with an overhead bridge under Section 65A(1) of the Road Traffic Act, Chapter 276. The driving licence of the driver has also been suspended with immediate effect.
No one was injured in the accident and investigations are ongoing.
Both directions of Balestier Road between Serangoon Road and McNair Road are now opened to traffic.