Man in dispute with driver gets injured after holding on to steering wheel as car moves off
A man, who grabbed the steering wheel of a car and was dragged along for 10m before he let go, suffered head injuries and was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital on Wednesday.
On Friday, Shin Min Daily News reported that an altercation broke out between the man, 34, and the driver of a black car in Geylang.
The man suspected that the driver had scratched his car, resulting in him confronting the driver and holding on to the steering wheel to prevent the latter from driving away.
Police said they were alerted to a case of a rash act in Geylang Road, between Lorong 17 and Lorong 19.
Witnesses whom Shin Min spoke to said they saw half the man’s body was inside the moving car. After 10m, he let go of the steering wheel and landed under a lorry, before the car drove off
Witnesses added that there were around 20 people at the scene of the incident but no one dared to help the man as he seemed to be badly injured.
Shin Min reported that the driver’s whereabouts were still unknown.
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