A 19-year-old woman died from her injuries after the taxi she was in collided with a car at the junction of Clementi Road and Commonwealth Avenue West on Thursday evening (April 19).
A fellow passenger, a 22-year-old man, was trapped in the taxi and had to be rescued by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers using hydraulic tools.
Both were among the four Singaporean passengers in the taxi when the accident occurred at around 7.30pm. They are all students from the National University of Singapore (NUS).
The quartet, along with the drivers of both vehicles, were taken to the National University Hospital.
Here are some tips as to how you can travel safely with your children in tow in taxis and private vehicles.