Injured construction workers taken to Changi General Hospital after PIE collapse

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SINGAPORE: Ten construction workers were taken to Changi General Hospital after an uncompleted highway structure collapsed at the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) exit to the Tampines Expressway (TPE) in the early hours of Friday (Jul 14).

One man is known to have died in the incident. Channel NewsAsia understands that the injured workers are from China and Bangladesh, and that two of them have minor injuries while the condition of the others is unknown. 

Two of the construction workers sustained minor injuries in the accident, Channel NewsAsia understands. (Photo: Susien Chua)

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted at 3.35am to an incident involving a collapsed structure along Upper Changi Road East. At 6.45am, the SCDF updated that search and rescue operations had been completed, and all workers at the construction site were accounted for. 

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