Indian driver arrested in Singapore for causing fatal vehicle accident

Posted on May 22, 2013 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Expatriate Arrested reports that a 25-year-old Indian lorry driver has been jailed by a Singapore court for eight weeks and banned from driving for five years for causing the death of a compatriot worker and injuring 14 others. Wheelchair-bound Periyasamy Jayapraksh pleaded guilty to causing the death of Mathialagu Kathiravan, 19, when his lorry collided head-on with another another truck on July 3 2012, The Straits Times reported. He also admitted to causing injuries to 14 others including the truck driver, all Indians, due to his negligence. Read article

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