An 18-year-old was arrested on Monday (Aug 29) for dangerous driving after he crashed a Nissan GT-R into a Toyota car. He is under suspicion for taking part in an unauthorised speed trial at the open car park near Stadium Road, police said in a media statement.
The accident took place on Saturday at about 6.30pm. According to police, the Nissan GT-R was believed to have been accelerating and travelling at high speed prior to the collision.
Both vehicles were seriously damaged as a result of the accident and the 65-year-old Toyota driver reportedly sustained injuries to his ribs.
Police said the suspect was arrested on Monday and his driving license suspended with immediate effect. The GT-R involved in the collision has also been impounded by Traffic Police.
(Photo: Singapore Police Force)
Motorists found guilty of taking part in unauthorised speed trials can be jailed for up to six months and fined between S$1,000 and $$2,000.
Repeat offenders can be jailed up to 12 months and fined between S$2,000 and S$3,000.
Motorists convicted of dangerous driving can be fined up to S$3,000 or jailed up to 12 months, or both.
Repeat offenders can be fined up to S$5,000 or jailed up to two years, or both.
"The Traffic Police takes a stern view on such dangerous road behaviour as it puts the lives of the drivers and other road users at risk. Such errant motorists will be taken to task and can be expected to be dealt with to the full extent of the law," police said.