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Taxi driver injured in accident involving sports car

A taxi driver was taken to hospital after his vehicle was involved in a collision with a sports car on Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) on Saturday morning.

The police said they were alerted to the accident on the AYE towards Marina Coastal Expressway at about 9.20am.

A 30-second video circulating in online chat groups shows motorists avoiding debris, including a wheel, scattered across all four lanes of a viaduct.

A taxi is stopped in the leftmost lane and its rear seems to be damaged.

Farther up ahead, a black sports car is seen in the rightmost lane, with damage to its front and left side.

A 56-year-old taxi driver was conscious when taken to Raffles Hospital by the Singapore Civil Defence Force.

A 41-year-old male car driver refused to be taken to hospital and is assisting police with investigations.

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Earlier on Saturday, at about 9.10am, the police were alerted to another accident about 5km away from the AYE accident site. This other incident involved a car that had skidded along Sheares Avenue towards East Coast Parkway.

A 55-year-old male car driver and his 53-year-old female passenger were conscious when taken to Raffles Hospital, and police investigations are ongoing.