4 workers warded after early morning Tuas accident involving 2 lorries

by | Oct 30, 2017 | Work Related Injuries | 0 comments

4 workers warded after early morning Tuas accident involving 2 lorries
Workers involved in the morning accident between two lorries in Tuas leaving Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in a van. Some were spotted limping, and one was wheeled up the van in a wheelchair. Photo: Koh Mui Fong/TODAY

SINGAPORE — Four of the 26 foreign workers involved in an early Monday (Oct 30) morning accident between two lorries in Tuas were warded, with one of them, a Chinese national, admitted to the high dependency unit, though he is in stable condition.

The Migrant Workers’ Centre (MWC) said the other three warded come from China and Bangladesh.

All the affected workers, who are from Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar, were sent to the emergency department of Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH) after the crash, which the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) responded to at around 6.35am. But most of them received outpatient treatment and were discharged progressively through the day.

TODAY understands that the first lorry was waiting for the traffic lights to change at the junction of Tuas Crescent and Tuas...

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