Nature and Man literally collided on Sunday evening along Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) when a wild boar ran out onto the road, crashing into the path of a motorcyclist.
The 25-year-old rider was severely injured by the collision, suffering injuries on his hands and legs while also bleeding from his mouth, The New Paper reports. The accident left the motorcyclist unconscious, though his current condition at the National University Hospital (NUH) remains unclear.
The boar — measuring about a metre long — was found dead on impact, lying motionless on the road.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) deployed an ambulance to the scene around 7pm near the Dairy Farm exit in the direction of the Pan-Island Expressway, and conveyed the unconscious rider to NUH.
This would be the second case of wild boars causing serious accidents with motorcyclists this year. In April, a man was thrown off his bike while riding along Seletar Expressway after crashing into a wild boar that suddenly ran out on the road.
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