MAN HIT BY AIRCON UNIT AT BEDOK A 41 Y.O. MYANMAR CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR

Eyewitnesses have come forward to shed more light on the unfortunate man who was hit by a falling air conditioner unit yesterday at Block 3018, Bedok North Street 5.

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The incident happened at about 5.35PM yesterday at the Eastlink Light Industrial Factory, an industrial estate managed by the Housing & Development Board (HDB).

The man who was injured by the falling aircon unit was identified as Mr Tun Win, a 41 year-old Myanmar supervisor at All Link Engineering. A video of Mr Tun Win lying on the ground and receiving medical attention from Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers went viral yesterday evening after a clip of the incident was uploaded online.

Mr Tun Win is now awaiting the results of his MRI in hospital.

He told reporters in hospital: "I didn't hear anything, and could not react at all. After I was hit, my mind was a blank and I knew only that I was hit by something very heavy and my head and neck hurt very badly. I fainted and woke up in the hospital."

Straits Times reporters reported that the aircon unit fell from a company's premises on the second floor. The company involved is assisting with investigations.

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