SINGAPORE: Seven folks have been taken to hospital on Friday (Jul 23) night following a fireplace and an accident involving multiple automobiles along the Central Expressway (CTE).
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) stated they have been alerted to the highway visitors accident along the CTE in direction of the Seletar Expressway (SLE) after Cavenagh Road exit at about 9.20pm.
Upon arrival, all lanes have been closely congested and a automotive was “completely engulfed in flames”, stated SCDF.
“The accident involved two cars, a lorry and two motorcycles,” SCDF added.
The lorry and two bikes have been discovered turned on their sides. No one was trapped, added SCDF.
SCDF Emergency Medical Services personnel assessed seven folks for accidents.
At the identical time, SCDF paramedics administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an individual who had no pulse and was not respiration.
The paramedics additionally carried out CPR on that individual whereas en route to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, the place the opposite injured folks have been additionally taken.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze with fireplace extinguishers, two compressed air foam backpacks and two water jets.
Mr Yasuhito Chua, an eyewitness, advised CNA that the incident happened close to the again of The Centrepoint shopping center and the Holiday Inn resort.
The 20-year-old, who noticed the accident website from his residence, stated the incident induced a visitors jam. The fireplace was extinguished at about 10pm, he added.
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