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Truck driver in Singapore stuck in cabin as it hangs over third level ramp

A garbage truck driver was found sitting in the cabin as the authorities attempted to rescue him

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 11 April, 2017, 2:50pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 11 April, 2017, 2:50pm

A Sembcorp garbage truck driver had to be rescued by the Singapore Civil Defence Force on Monday (April 10) night as his vehicle hung precariously over the edge of a third-level ramp at the Senoko Incineration Plant in Singapore.

A photo of the truck with the driver still seated in the cabin has been widely circulated on social media and local internet forums. It is unclear how the driver landed in such a predicament.

According to the SCDF, they were alerted to the incident at 30 Attap Valley at 7.20pm on Monday. The rescuers deployed an aerial rescue platform to bring the male driver to safety. He was later taken to the Khoo Teck Phuat Hospital.

TODAY understands that no one was injured during Monday’s incident.

In a statement, Sembcorp said the driver was discharged from hospital on Tuesday morning, adding that the company was investigating the incident. It gave no further details.

Sembcorp truck driver stuck in cabin as it hangs over third level ramp