A video has brought to our attention wherein a dog was allegedly thrown out of a car.
The footage was shared by Veron Ng on Facebook, from her friend's car.
At the six-second mark of the video, a small animal could be seen on the road as a vehicle tried to drive over it.
Ng claimed that a dog was “thrown” out of the car, causing its death.
Here’s the video of the purported incident:
The footage was taken using a Blackvue DR650GW-2CH. Unfortunately, the video resolution is not at its highest resolution.
Ng also shared a photo of the carcass left on the road:
The incident took place along Pasir Ris Industrial Drive at around 8pm on 15 December, according to the video timestamp.
Here’s the location, according to the map provided by Ng:
And here are some of the comments we have seen on facebook.
According to the Road Traffic Act, it is illegal to not stop and help an animal after an accident. Failure to do so could result in an S$3,000 fine or a jail term of up to a year.
First-time offenders who abuse an animal may also be fined up to $15,000, jailed up to 18 months, or both, under the Animals and Birds Act.
For anyone that has regarding to this incident, you can contact AVS at 1800-476-1600.
Information shared with AVS will be kept strictly confidential. Members of the public can also play a part by promptly reporting suspected cases of animal cruelty to AVS via their website.