Benz cabriolet crashes into BMW in Fortress Hill

Local | 17 Oct 2021 2:33 pm

A 32-year-old Mercedes-Benz cabriolet driver was arrested for driving on drugs and without license, after the vehicle crashed into a BMW in Fortress Hill.

At around 10.30am Sunday, the Benz was going along King's Road towards North Point. When it reached the intersection with Shell Street, it crashed into a BMW that was in front of it and then smashed into a railing.

A 21-year-old female passenger sat inside the Benz with a dog. She was hugging the dog at the time of the incident, and the dog was not injured.

Ambulancemen put a neck brace on her and sent her to Ruttonjee Hospital. Police took care of the Yorkshire Terrier which was not injured.

The Benz driver was arrested after officers found marijuana inside a backpack in the vehicle. He was also arrested for driving without license.

He was then sent to hospital after he told the police he felt dizzy.

The BMW driver said the Benz could have exceeded speed limit before the collision. It could not brake in time after the collision, making it crash into the railing.

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