1 person dead after car catches fire at Cassia Crescent


SINGAPORE — A person died on Friday (Jan 7) after a car fire incident at a car park beside the Geylang Neighbourhood Police Centre.

In response to TODAY’s queries, the police stated they responded to a case the place a car had caught fire at the car park of Block 42 Cassia Crescent at about 3pm that day.

(*1*) stated the police.

The authorities didn’t point out the gender or age of the sufferer.

The police stated that they don’t suspect foul play primarily based on preliminary investigations.

The Straits Times (ST) reported {that a} male driver was trapped in a white Mazda 3 after colliding right into a parked car at the car park, which is a five-minute stroll from the favored Old Airport Road Food Centre.

ST stated that residents within the space first seen the accident after smoke crammed the air, earlier than the car later burst into flames.

One resident informed the each day broadsheet {that a} police officer had tried to tug the motive force out of the car however to no avail.

It added that the car was rented from a rental firm on e-commerce platform Carousell.

A video clip on social media of the incident exhibits a white car ablaze whereas some males tried to place out the flames with a water hose.

Police investigations are ongoing.  

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