Rider charged over fatal crash
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E-scooter rider who allegedly collided with and killed a cyclist was charged in court yesterday.

Hung Kee Boon,20, a permanent resident from Malaysia, was charged with causing the death of Madam Ong Bee Eng, 65, by a rash act. He was also slapped with two charges under the Active Mobility Act.

Hung was allegedly riding his personal mobility device(PMD) that weigh about 44 kg along Bedok North Street 3 on Sept 21.

The device, which was non-compliant and not registered, is said to have been travelling at speed of at least 26kmp when the incident occurred.

PMDs have a weight limit of 20 kg and cannot exceed a speed of 25kmp.

At about 10.20pm, Hung allegedly collided with the cycle ridden by Madam Ong, a packer, while approaching an intersection near Block 539 Bedok North Street 3.

It was previously reported that Madam Ong was cycling home after attending a wake.

She suffered a serious brain injury and fractureds to her ribs and collarbone. She fell into a coma and died four days later, leaving two children and two grandchildren....

Part of an article found in today's The New Paper
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8 yr prison time plus 12 stroke canning for causing death and not follow the law
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