Car Accident

Singaporean dies in Chiang Mai car twist of fate

Two Singaporeans were worried about separate vehicle injuries abroad within the past weekend.

One died, at the same time as the other become lucky to escape with a broken shoulder.

In the initial incident, Mr Joshua Tan, 36, died after his automobile crashed right into a tree in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Sunday morning.

A girl passenger is thought to have been injured inside the accident.

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Following the coincidence at the same day, a pal of the person that had rented a car to Mr Tan, published on Facebook approximately the crash, looking to get in contact with Mr Tan’s own family.

The summit included a picture of Mr Tan’s worldwide riding permit and turned into widely shared.

The New Paper spoke to Mr Tan’s former belongings agent, Ms Elaine Tay, who had rented a condo unit for Mr Tannear Guillemard Road.

She stated he had been renting the unit for two years and lived alone, ending his stay in November while he made the selection to move to Thailand.

Ms Tay told TNP the day gone by: “He informed me that he did not want to hire the unit anymore due to the fact he wanted to do enterprise in Thailand.”

A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said: “MFA is privy to the unlucky road twist of fate in Chiang Mai and extends our deepest condolences to the bereaved circle of relatives.

“The Singapore Embassy in Bangkok is in contact with the family to render consular assistance.”

In the second accident, which occurred on Saturday at approximately 9 am, Mr Arthur Ong sustained accidents after his car plunged into a fifteen-metre deep ravine in Terengganu, Malaysia.

According to Malaysian newspaper The New Straits Times, the 45-12 months-vintage changed into using a black Porsche along Jalan Aring-Kenyir from Dungun towards Gua Musang, approximately 260 km away.

Even even though the climate was reportedly clear, Mr Ong misplaced manage of his vehicle, which skidded to the aspect of the road and plunged off the cliff.

The Singaporean broke his left shoulder and suffered injuries to his mouth and several damaged enamel.

He turned into taken to the Kuala Terengganu Specialist Hospital for remedy.

According to Chinese-language newspaper Shin Min Daily News, Mr Ong, who is the proprietor of Teck Wei Credit, become travelling in a convoy with other Porsche drivers.

Mr Ong, who is additionally the second vice-president of the Singapore Vehicle Traders Association, advised Shin Min that he has already back to Singapore and is also undergoing tests at nearby hospitals.

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