By Romesh Navaratnarajah:

According to reports, an excavator fell on its side at a construction site across from DBS Building this afternoon.

Witnesses in and around Robinson Road heard a loud bang just before 5pm followed by momentary tremors.

The site is believed to be the former UIC Building which is being developed into V On Shenton, an upcoming residential development comprising of a 53-storey tower with 510 units.

Property firm United Industrial Corporation (UIC) which is developing the site was not immediately available for comment.

SCDF rescue workers are currently on site.

More to follow.

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