Structure collapse along PIE Changi; 1 dead, 10 injured

A structure collapsed at Upper Changi Road East, slip road into PIE (Changi), causing an incident in which a 31-year-old man died. 

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was alerted at about 3.35am, according to the SCDF Facebook page. 

Subsequent updates noted that the affected structure was part of a highway that is under construction. About 60 SCDF officers​, including members of Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART) are involved in the search and rescue operation. K9 search dogs have also been deployed to assist in the operation. 

10 workers have been conveyed to Changi General Hospital by SCDF ambulances and one worker was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

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Kareyst Lin
Kareyst Lin – Senior Writer

Kareyst has experience in writing about B2B technology for Computerworld Singapore, MIS Asia and CIO Asia; and on government technology for GCIO Asia. Her pet areas are artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and smart cities - these are fueled by her obsession with sci-fi movies and philosophy of mind. 

Sometimes she writes with light. 

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