3 injured in multi-vehicle collision on PIE

3 injured in multi-vehicle collision on PIE

Channel NewsAsia understands that the collision involved eight vehicles. (Photo: Tony Ng/ Facebook) 
SINGAPORE: Three people were injured in a chain collision along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Saturday afternoon (Nov 18). Channel NewsAsia understands that eight vehicles were involved.The accident happened along the stretch before the Eunos exit, in the direction of Changi Airport. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the incident at around 3.20pm.Two people were taken to KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) while another person was taken to Changi General Hospital. Channel NewsAsia understands that the two at KKH was a mother and her daughter, both of whom suffered minor injuries.The accident caused heavy traffic along PIE, with congestion stretching up till the Central Expressway (CTE) at one point.
The congestion lasted for at least two hours, according to twitter alerts by the Land Transport Authority.
November 18, 2017
Heavy Traffic on PIE (towards Changi Airport) before Jalan Eunos— LTATrafficNews (@LTAtrafficnews) November 18, 2017
Channel NewsAsia has contacted the police for more information.
Source: CNA/am