Driver's Tangled iPhone Cable Caused A Massive 4-Car Accident

The accident involved three cars and a taxi.

Cover image via The Straits Times

A driver's iPhone cable got tangled with his car's steering wheel, causing a major 4-car accident in Pasir Ris, Singapore

According to Singaporean news site The Straits Times, no injuries were reported in the accident that wrecked four cars which occurred at Pasir Ris Drive 1 towards Pasir Ris Drive 12 in Singapore.

The accident is said to have happened on Friday, 4 November, involving a taxi and three other cars.

One of the drivers, identified only by his surname Yeo, said he lost control of his car due to an iPhone cable that got tangled in the steering wheel and causing it to jam

It has been reported that Yeo's car shot to the right lane and collided into another vehicle, before sending both into the centre divider and dislodging some metal rods.

The rods flew over to the opposite road and hit a taxi and a hired private vehicle.

A video obtained by Chinese daily Lianhe Zaobao showed that Yeo was losing control of his car before crashing into a vehicle on the right lane

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"Everything was so sudden. If I was going faster, the rod would have hit me," Goh, 26-year-old private hire car driver told The Straits Times.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) sent two fire bikes and an ambulance to the scene and the accident is still under investigation

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