A 61-year-old ComfortDelGro taxi uncle smashed into and killed a pedestrian this morning along Upper Thomson Road towards Thomson Road.
The incident took place this morning at around 6.30am.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.
Police arrested the taxi driver on the charge of causing death by a negligent act.
ComfortDelGro has since terminated its hiring agreement with the taxi driver.
Police investigations are ongoing.