A 26-year old man, Koo Boon Kuan, 26, was sentenced to a $2,000 fine for an offence of causing hurt by doing an act so negligently as to endanger the personal safety of others.
Here are some brief, available facts on the case:
- He pleaded guilty.
- The victim suffered a broken right index finger in the accident.
- The victim and a group of cyclists were travelling in a straight line when Koo and two others came from the opposite direction on electric scooters. Koo was distracted when his mobile phone rang and he swerved into the victim’s path. This caused the victim to fall off his bicycle.
- Another female cyclist was also injured after she collided with the bicycle and electric scooter.
More information on the case may be found here.