A Chinese aircon technician in his thirties fell 5 storeys down after he lost his balance while doing his job.
He was not wearing any safety harness and fell straight down onto the metal roof of the first floor. He could not move due to serious injuries.
A witness says that passersby were in a state of shock and panic. When Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and police arrived, some SCDF officers abseiled down the building to tend to him.
He was sent to Tan Tock Seng Hospital in stable condition.
SCDF confirmed that they were alerted to an incident at 65 Sims Avenue at 6.10PM.