The Singapore Police announced on Tuesday that the 53 year old Mercedes driver who sped against the flow of traffic on the AYE causing multiple fatal accidents has been charged for causing death by reckless or dangerous driving.
The 53 year old Lim Chai Heng was officially charged at NUH where he was warded for injuries. In the next few days, he will be transferred to IMH for assessment.
Lim made an illegal u-turn just before the Tuas customs check point and drove against the flow of AYE traffic at high speed, crashing into several vehicles in the process. His rash acts caused the death of Liong Kuo Hwa and left 3 others seriously injured.
For his reckless and dangerous driving, he can be jailed up to 5 years imprisonment.