[Updated] Police confirm a 13-year-old boy was injured in a collision that occurred at around 3pm this afternoon [July 15] on Middle Road in Southampton. There were traffic delays in the area as police investigated the accident, which appeared to involve an SUV, motorbike, and pedal bike.
Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “A few minutes after 3 this afternoon police responded to a report of a road traffic collision that took place in the area of Middle Road in Southampton, right at the junction of Lukes Pond.
“As a result a 13-year-old boy was taken to KEMH where he being treated for his injuries. At this point his injuries are unknown. Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have seen the young man traveling on his bicycle in the area to contact police on 295-0011.”
Audio of police statement below:
Update 9.22pm: A police statement said: “Around 3:20pm on Sunday, July 15th police and first responders attended a reported serious collision on Middle Road in Southampton near the junction with Lukes Pond Road. It appears that a pedal cycle, a motorcycle and a SUV were traveling along Middle Road when they collided.
“As a result the pedal cyclist, a 13 year old boy, was injured. The victim was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment; however the extent of his injuries is unknown at this time. The two men in their 20s on the motorcycle received minor injuries.
“Traffic was diverted away from the scene; however that section of road was later re-opened. Inquiries are ongoing and any witnesses to this collision are encouraged to contact PC Gregory Battersbee on 295-0011.
Update July 16, 8.38am: The 13-year-old is listed in stable condition on the children’s ward.
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