20 people taken to hospital after bus crashes into road blocker at Terminal 3

SINGAPORE – Twenty people were taken to hospital after a bus crashed into an obstacle while en route to a bus stop at Changi Airport’s Terminal 3 on May 21.

The accident, involving bus service 858, occurred around 12:40 p.m. when an obstacle was suddenly deployed after a safety barrier was raised to allow the bus to proceed, said Glenn Lim, director of communications and experience. of the client of the bus operator Tower. Transit.

He added that the bus driver and 21 passengers were injured and that the incident is being investigated.

Tower Transit is trying to contact the injured passengers and their families to provide assistance, and those involved in the incident can also contact the bus operator, Lim said.

In response to queries, the Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to a traffic accident at Changi Airport Terminal 3 at around 12:45 p.m.

Twenty people were taken to three hospitals: 10 to Sengkang General Hospital, nine to Raffles Hospital and one to Tan Tock Seng Hospital, the SCDF said.

In a video shared on the SG Road Vigilante Facebook page, passengers on board the bus can be seen looking disoriented, some sitting on the ground.

A female passenger is seen with a cut on her forehead and bloody handkerchiefs next to her.

The Straits Times has contacted Certis for more information.