A road traffic accident on Saturday (Mar 26) afternoon left two individuals hospitalised, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).
SCDF said it was alerted to an accident at the junction of Yishun Avenue 7 and Sembawang Road at about 12.20pm. Two fire bikes, one fire engine, one Red Rhino, three ambulances and one supporting appliance were dispatched to the scene.
One person was trapped and released by SCDF using a hydraulic rescue tool, while two others were conveyed to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital conscious.
According to eyewitness accounts, the accident involved a six-car pile-up and caused a traffic jam.
Police later confirmed that the accident had involved six cars.
Terrible jam at Gambas Avenue to Sembawang Road due to a bad accident. Avoid driving there. pic.twitter.com/RVr7Ql4WCP