Cyclist dies after alleged hit-and-run accident with Mercedes car along Adam Road; 2 men helping with probe: Police
SINGAPORE — Two men are assisting the police with investigations after a cyclist died on Wednesday (Nov 30) due to a hit-and-run accident along Adam Road.
SINGAPORE — Two men are assisting the police with investigations after a cyclist died on Wednesday (Nov 30) due to an alleged hit-and-run accident along Adam Road.
In response to TODAY’s queries, the police said they were alerted to the accident involving a white Mercedes car and a bicycle at around 6.30am on Wednesday.
The accident occurred along Adam Road towards the Lornie Road exit into the Pan Island Expressway.
The police said the 43-year-old male cyclist was unconscious when he was taken to the hospital, where he subsequently died.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force told TODAY that the man was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
“Two men, aged 38 and 40, are assisting with police investigations,” said the police.
They added that investigations into the case are ongoing.
An appeal for witnesses to the incident had appeared on some Facebook pages on Wednesday, with a photo showing a damaged blue Canyon bicycle lying on a road kerb next to a grass patch.
The man was believed to be a member of the Australian and New Zealand Association (Anza) cycling club.
In an Instagram story, the club said that it is aware of the incident that occurred on Wednesday morning in which "an Anza cyclist, part of our triathlon community, has passed away".
It said that that it is working to find out "more information" about the accident.
"But for now, out of respect for his family, we urge you to not share photos or conjecture about the incident," the Instagram story read.
In response to TODAY’s queries, the club told TODAY that it is “currently discussing internally in our committee on the tragic incident from this morning”.
It added that it is unable to “disclose any further information from those involved or family at this point in time”.