Man arrested for fatal e-bike hit-and-run accident

Man arrested for fatal e-bike hit-and-run accident

Images of the e-bike rider allegedly involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident at Jalan Bukit Merah on Aug 17. (Photos: LTA)
SINGAPORE: Police on Tuesday (Aug 22) said a 49-year-old man has been arrested for alleged involvement in a fatal hit-and-run accident involving an e-bike.
Police released photos of the suspect the day before, and had urged people with information to come forward.The suspect is believed to have collided with a 78-year-old man outside McDonald's at Jalan Bukit Merah, towards Queensway, at about 6.35am last Thursday. Police said the e-bike rider left the scene before officers arrived. The pedestrian suffered serious head injuries and died on Saturday. Police investigations are ongoing.