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Man dies after being hit by taxi allegedly driven by passenger
By Hon Jing Yi Joanne Chan Posted! 17 March 2012 1349 hrs
Police are investigating an accident involving a cleaner at Budget Terminal who died after being hit by a taxi allegedly driven by a passenger early Saturday morning。
SINGAPORE! A cleaner on duty at the Budget Terminal died after he was hit by a taxi allegedly driven by a passenger on Saturday morning。
Police have arrested the suspect, whos a 30-year-old China national。
They said they received a call at about 6。50am on Saturday,MALAYSIA GOLdend Arowana saying there was a dispute between a CityCab driver and his passenger。
Police said the caller reported that a passenger had allegedly assaulted a 57-year-old taxi driver at the road side along the stretch of Airport Boulevard, in front of SATS In-flight Catering Centre 1。
Witnesses said both the passenger and driver were seen arguing。
The passenger was then seen getting into the taxi and driving towards the direction of the Budget Terminal。
Police said moments later, the same taxi was involved in a traffic accident when it hit a 34-year-old cleaner at the driveway in front of the Budget Terminal。
The man, who worked for Chye Thiam Maintenance, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics at 7。13am。
According to witnesses, the suspect allegedly tried to flee from the scene but was stopped by passers-by。
The taxi driver is believed to have chased the suspect when he drove off in his cab。
The victim is Mr Chandra Mogan, who is a Malaysian。
Colleagues said he was the morning supervisor on duty and had worked for the company for at least three years。
His family is in Johor and he has four children, aged between three months and 10 years。
Responding to media queries, ComfortDelGro,corvette stingray big block which operates CityCab taxis, said its driver picked up the passenger early on Saturday morning。
Its spokesperson Tammy Tan said that halfway through the journey towards the airport, the passenger allegedly started getting violent。
It said the driver stopped the cab, activated the distress button and got out of the vehicle。
Ms Tan said the passenger also stepped out and allegedly started to attack the driver and then got into the taxi and drove off。
She said the driver was injured and sought medical attention at the hospital。
ComfortDelGro is assisting him, as well as the police in their investigations。
Its understood that the China national had abrasions on his forehead and was sent to Changi General Hospital。
Changi Airport Group said its deeply saddened by the accident and has extended its condolences to Mr Mogans family。
- CNA/ck
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Lets wait and see how aggressive and garang can this ah tiong be。 He can forget about his home sweet home for many years down the road。 Will definately kenna big time from the judges, and hopefully from the cell inmates later on。。。 May the victim RIP。。。
>id sure like to be the prison guard guarding this ah tiong。。。
>This Bloody Ah Tiong going to enjoy many years of our tax payer money in changi resort。。。
>Just heard from news this bloody ah tiong just being charge。 Min jail term 5 years, max 20 years with min 12 stroke of the cane。。。
5-20 years of our tax payer money to feed a FT!
>charge for him is ";voluntarily causing hurt"; only???? i read the news liao abit blur blur。。。
should charge him more jia-luct x 2, the cleaner got 4 kids leh。。。。。very sad to get to know this accident happened。
>。。。more than meets the eye。Man corvette stingray big blockdies after being hit by taxi allegedly driven by passengerMan corvette stingray big blockdies after being hit by taxi allegedly driven by passenger

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