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A car ended up on flight of stairs at Waterway Point shopping mall in Punggol at around 6.45pm today (Sep 21).
Stompers Garett and Sasha contributed photos from the scene.
According to Garett, the car driver appeared to have made a wrong turn after dropping someone off.
He told Stomp: "New 'shortcut' at Waterway Point.
"I think he wanted to drive out after dropping someone off, but mistook the exit.
However, what left an impression on Garett was not the unusual accident or how it happened, but its aftermath.
"The main thing is not the poor fellow's car turning into the wrong way but how our locals were standing down there, whipping out our phones and starting to take pictures.
Admitting that he, too, was using his phone, Garett continued: "Meanwhile, our friends from another foreign country whipped out their phones to call for more help to shift the car. That's what I call 'Taking Action'!
"These are the very people who helped construct our skylines but yet are being unappreciated by some in our society."
Garett said that he really salutes the workers for displaying initiative, in contrast to other onlookers.
"The driver was in his car while the workers were pushing it and did not seem to be injured," he added.
Watch a video showing workers pushing the car, which Garett filmed, below.
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Pradip Subramanian, who faced Steven Lim in a Muay Thai match at the Asia Fighting Championship (AFC) yesterday (Sep 23), has died following the conclusion of the bout.
In a Facebook post, Steven, 41, a YouTube personality who competed in singing contest Singapore Idol back in 2004, expressed his condolences for his opponent.
Read the post:
"Rest in peace, my really truly respected fearless warrior and fighter and awesome boxing instructor, Pradip Subramanian!!! This is a very sad moment for me to learn about the shocking news!
"You taught us all the virtues of being fearless and strong and the importance of keeping an active and fit lifestyle! My deepest condolences to you. You are truly our hero."
When contacted, Steven told Stomp that he was 'shocked and very sad' over the developments.
Subramanian's family also took to social media to announce his passing.
"Our beloved son passed away suddenly. It is too late to put it in the newspaper," read a caption that was published along with a photo of the veteran bodybuilder on Facebook.
His wake will be held at Woodlands Street 81, Block 807, on Sunday.
32-year-old Subramanian, the president of the World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation (WBPF), was a last-minute replacement fighter for Sylvester Sim after the latter pulled out due to complications with insurance.
This is the first time Subramanian has competed in a Muay Thai fight.
During the scheduled bout, he received blows to the head on several occasions.
After the fight ended, he appeared to be in a daze and sat by the side of the ring for a few minutes.
He was then sent to Singapore General Hospital, where he died.
19-year-old Bryan Tee, a Muay Thai fighter who also competed in yesterday's AFC held at the Marina Bay Sands, said that Subramanian may not have had proper training for his fight.
"He wasn't supposed to be fighting, he's a bodybuilder, so he might not be that well-conditioned for this fight. Because a bodybuilder might not work much on their cardio but we do a lot of cardio workouts," he told The Straits Times.
The AFC has released a statement with regard to the events that have unfolded.
Read the statement:
"We are deeply saddened to share the news that Mr. Pradip Subramanian, Exhibition Match-Up fighter and President of the World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation of Singapore (WBPF) has passed away at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) on 23rd September 2017 at 21:00 hrs.
"We are in close contact with the medical staff at the hospital to ascertain the cause of death and request that during this difficult time we should come together and extend our support to Mr Subramanian's family, friends and associates and refrain from any speculation.
"An official press conference/statement will be held in due course.
"Mr. Subramanian's project, the AFC Physique Championships (APC), which is scheduled for 24th September 2017, will be cancelled as a mark of respect."
A member of the audience who watched bodybuilder Pradip Subramanian's Muay Thai match with online personality Steven Lim at the Asia Fighting Championship (AFC) last night (Sep 23) has recounted what she saw.
Stomp contributor Amanda was seated near the stage during the event at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) and contributed videos of the fight.
She also related the events of the tragic night and shared her thoughts on the incident.
In a phone interview, Amanda told Stomp: "I guess it's just quite a weird feeling because we saw him beaten [on stage] right before he passed out.
"It was supposed to be a friendly match and there were only two rounds, unlike the other fights.
Asked if she noticed anything unusual or not right when the bout concluded with Lim as the winner, Amanda said: "After Steven won and they played the national anthem, Pradip appeared to pass out.
"His family members and coaches surrounded him and were fanning him.
"He couldn't stand upright and his eyes were closed. He looked completely zoned out."
"Two to four guys lifted Pradip out.
"Later, I heard the news of his death from my boyfriend's friend, who is a bodybuilding enthusiast, and from social media.
"I'd thought he would get better. I didn't think this would happen."
Subramanian, 32-year-old president of the World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation (WBPF), was pronounced dead at Singapore General Hospital (SGH).
According to the preliminary medical report released by SGH, he suffered a cardiac arrest respiratory failure episode which led to his death.
"The final medical report will be released in 30 to 60 days," AFC Holding Singapore told Stomp in a statement.
Police are investigating the unnatural death.