The Philippine Embassy in Singapore has released an official statement regarding the six Filipinos involved in the car crash incident. Recently, a freak accident occurred outside Lucky Plaza last 29th December 2019 where 2 Filipinos died and 4 were injured.
The statement shares an update that the remains of one of two Filipinos who died were sent home to the Philippines, and the other one will be shipped on 2nd January 2020. The statement also mentions that only two of the four Filipinos injured are still confined in the hospital while the other two have been released. Please see the official statement below.
Update on the Six Filipinos Involved in the Car Crash Incident in Lucky Plaza
EMBASSY OFFICIAL STATEMENT
Update on the Six Filipinos Involved in the Car Crash Incident We wish to inform the Filipino community in Singapore that only two (2) of the four (4) Filipinos injured in the Lucky Plaza car crash incident of 29 December 2019 remain in hospital confinement. Two others were released on 30 December 2019.
The remains of one of the two (2) Filipinos who died in the incident were shipped home last night, 1 January 2020. The second will be flown home today, 2 January 2020.
We thank Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Singapore, and Madame Low Yen Ling, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Manpower of Singapore, for visiting those injured and confined in the hospital. Their presence certainly lifted their spirit.
We thank all those who have expressed their sympathy and concern for the victims and their families and encourage everyone to continue to pray for the fast and full recovery of those still in confinement.
The Philippine Embassy and the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila will continue to extend the necessary assistance and support for the victims and their next of kin.
2 January 2020
Below is the official announcement/statement: