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Woman who pushed toddler to safety dies after being hit by car along Lentor Avenue

SINGAPORE — A 30-year-old woman, who was pushing a two-year-old boy in a stroller, died after a car accident in Lentor Avenue on Tuesday (Nov 5).

Woman who pushed toddler to safety dies after being hit by car along Lentor Avenue

A two-year-old boy was conscious when he was taken to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital but his condition was not known.

SINGAPORE — A 30-year-old woman, who was pushing a two-year-old boy in a stroller, died after a car accident along Lentor Avenue on Tuesday (Nov 5). 

A 44-year-old man was later arrested for careless driving causing death, the police said on Tuesday.

The police said that they were alerted to the accident involving a car and two pedestrians along Lentor Avenue towards Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 at 10.54am on Tuesday.

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Following the accident, the woman, who was unconscious at the time, was taken to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. She later succumbed to her injuries at the hospital, the police said.

The two-year-old boy was conscious when he was conveyed to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, the police said. His condition was not known.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said on Tuesday that it had responded to the accident.

Chinese-language newspaper Shin Min Daily News reported that the woman was a foreign domestic worker who was crossing the road while pushing the toddler in the stroller when the accident happened. 

Before being hit by the car, she managed to push the child out of the way, the paper said.

Investigations are ongoing.

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