ANN/ THE STRAITS TIMES – Four people were taken to hospital after a car hit a man and then rammed into a building in Singapore on Thursday night. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they were alerted to the accident at the junction of Jalan Besar and Mayo Street at 8.35pm.
The police said the 68-year-old driver is assisting in investigations.
The Straits Times understands the four taken to the hospital were the driver, two passengers and the pedestrian.
In a video circulated online, a white BMW car is seen knocking down a pedestrian and two road signs and crashing into Hotel 81 after it veered off course to the right.
Photographs of the accident scene by Chinese-language newspaper Shin Min Daily News show the car with a badly damaged front, outside a Cheers outlet located in Hotel 81.
The glass door of the convenience store was also shattered. The four people taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital by SCDF are aged between 32 and 68, said the police, adding that they were conscious at the time.