Singapore – A 35-year-old woman and her 10-year-old son were injured after their bicycles were forcibly powered into a van and blown up in flames on Bang Mue Kyu on Friday (26 April).
The accident occurred around 8:30 pm at the intersection of Ang Mo Kio Street 23 and Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, the police said.
The Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF), summoned simultaneously, said that as a result of the accident, the personal mobility device was set on fire.
SCDF officers extinguished the flames with a fire extinguisher.
The woman was taken to Tan Tuk Sang Hospital, while the child was taken to the hospital for women and children. Both were aware.
The Egyptians are aware that the child has suffered injuries. The woman had minor injuries.
The Chinese language daily Lianhe Wanbao reported on Saturday that the woman is riding a zebra crossing when the truck collided with her.
She and her son fell off the bicycle, which was taken in flames shortly after.
The driver of the van, who was not hurt, was identified in his statement to the police, Wenbo reported.
The woman's family was there, comforting her. She was taken to the hospital in an ambulance after her son's name.
Police are investigating the accident.
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