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Lorry flips over no thanks to careless taxi!

Lorry flips over no thanks to careless taxi!

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Another day and another careless driver.

Today, we have for you guys an accident that happened at the junction of Orchard Road and Buyong Road. 

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As seen from the photo, a SMRT cab has collided with a Nissan truck which in turn has flipped over.  We hope those involved in the accident are alright as of press time, though there is currently no news on whether there are any injuries or not. 

From the video, we can understand a bit better what caused the truck to flip over. That said, we have no idea why the taxi slowly crept forward into the junction although the lights did not turn green. We did note that his brake lights weren't on all when he came into frame, suggesting to us that he could have fallen asleep at the wheel, letting the car roll forward into traffic.

 



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Very likely that the taxi driver saw the set of lights further in front as green and proceeded by mistake. Driver fatigue played a part too.

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