Singapore schoolboy dies after goal post hits him in freak accident
SINGAPORE - A 13-year-old schoolboy died in hospital on Monday (April 24) after being struck by a goal post during physical education class.
The Straits Times understands that the incident took place some time after 9am at Geylang Methodist Secondary School, which is in Geylang East Central.
The boy had been playing football with his classmates in the morning when he grabbed onto the goal post. It fell on him, and hit his head.
He was sent to KK Women's and Children's Hospital, and died later. His schoolmates were later informed of the incident.
When ST visited the school on Monday afternoon, three police cars could be seen on the premises.
ST has asked the school for comment.
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