Friday, January 28, 2011

NSF dies after SAF truck reverses into him

NSF dies after SAF truck reverses into him
Fri, Jan 28, 2011

SINGAPORE - A full-time National Serviceman (NSF) died this morning after he was hit by a truck driven by another serviceman.

The accident took place in Jurong Camp 1 at about 7.00am today.

According to a press statement issued by the Ministry of Defence, Lance Corporal (LCP) Wee Yong Choon Eugin, a Signal Operator, was about to unload stores from the back of a truck when it reversed into him.

A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) medic attended to LCP Wee immediately. At 7.05am, an ambulance was activated to evacuate LCP Wee to the National University Hospital (NUH). He was sent to the hospital at 7.15am and arrived at NUH at about 7.45am. He was pronounced dead at 7.59am.

The Ministry of Defence is investigating the incident.

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