49-Year-Old Filipina Helper Dies In Hit & Run Accident Near Farrer Road MRT
On Saturday (7 Dec), Lynn, a 49-year-old Filipina helper died in a hit-and-run accident near Farrer Road MRT.
According to The Straits Times, Lynn was knocked down at a covered walkway outside the MRT station at around 6am. She was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics shortly after.
Photo from Lianhe Zaobao
Allegedly on the way to Empress Market
Local Chinese newspaper Lianhe Wanbao reported that Lynn was on the her way to Empress Market – near Farrer Road MRT – as part of her daily grocery run.
Suddenly, a nearby car spun out of control and crashed into the sidewalk where she was at.
24-year-old driver arrested on the same day
According to Lianhe Wanbao, the 24-year-old Chinese male driver was arrested on the day of the accident.
Police investigations are still ongoing.
If you have any information about the accident, you can submit them online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness. Alternatively, you may call the police hotline at 1800-255-0000.
Helper leaves behind husband & 2 sons
Lynn leaves behind her husband and 2 sons in the Philippines. She had left her hometown and family 15 years ago to work as a domestic helper in Singapore.
MS News extends our deepest condolences to Lynn’s family and friends. May she rest in peace.
Feature images adapted from Google Maps.