Netizen 24 NGA: Man allegedly involved in Tanjong Pagar traffic accident charged with drink driving

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Lim Kwong Fei was offered $15,000 bail and will next be in court on Jan 18.
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SINGAPORE - A Mercedes-Benz driver was charged with drink driving on Friday (Dec 8) after his car allegedly mounted a divider along Tanjong Pagar Road and hit four people waiting to cross the street on a traffic island.

Lim Kwong Fei, 41, is accused of committing the offence outside Amara Hotel at around 6.30pm on Thursday.

Lim, also known as Lin Guanghui, was said to be under the influence of alcohol when he drove the car along Tanjong Pagar Road towards Neil Road that evening.

T he vehicle purportedly veered to the right before hitting the four victims who were standing on a centre divider.

The Singaporean then allegedly drove against the flow of traffic along Tanjong Pagar Road towards Keppel Road before his car hit a lorry.

Upon impact, the Mercedes-Benz was said to have veered to the left, mounted a centre divider and hit a taxi on the other side of Tanjong Pagar Road towards Neil Road.

In court on Friday, Lim - who was dressed in a long-sleeved pale blue shirt with grey trousers, and in restraints - kept his head bowed as he sat in the dock.

A police prosecutor asked the court for a six-week adjournment and told the court that multiple victims were involved in this incident. The court also heard that more time is needed for their medical reports and that investigations are ongoing.

Lim, who was offered bail of $15,000, said that he intends to engage a lawyer. He will be back in court on Jan 18.

< p>The four victims - three men and a woman - were reportedly taken to hospital. The Straits Times understands that the Singaporean woman suffered lacerations and abrasions.

Car involved in accident along Tanjong Pagar Road gets towed away

Two of the men are also Singaporeans. One was admitted to intensive care for an observation, while the other suffered a fractured nose.

The fourth, an Australian, is believed to have a spinal cord injury.

First time offenders convicted of drink driving can be jailed for up to six months or fined between $1,000 and $5,000.

Repeat offenders can be jailed for up to a year and fined between $3,000 and $10,000.

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  • CRIME
  • ACCIDENTS

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