A man was killed and five others were injured in a car accident along Changi Coast Road on Friday morning.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was informed about the road traffic accident at 6.35am involving a car that had crashed into a tree. It immediately dispatched one fire engine, one red rhino, five ambulances and two support vehicles to the scene.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead by the paramedics at the scene. The driver, who was in his 20s was trapped inside the vehicle and later he had to be extricated using hydraulic rescue tools.

The five other injured individuals were taken to the Changi General Hospital for treatment. Two of them were unconscious after the accident.

The police said the investigations are ongoing.

A Facebook user, Noor Iskhandear posted a view of the accident on the social media. The accident took place as Noor was travelling on an SBS bus.