The China native was walking to his living quarters when he was hit and killed by a taxi.
So great was the impact that he was killed on the spot.
The incident took place yesterday at about 11.20pm.
An eyewitness said Li was crossing the road at the junction of Woodlands Avenue 7 and Gambas Ave.
The “green man” was reportedly flashing in his favour.
Then, a Citycab taxi plowed into him.
The impact of the crash smashed the taxi’s windshield.
The taxi driver, a 49-year-old was detained by police.
The case is being investigated.