[Updated] As of 12.00 midnight [July 31] the police have an area by Watford Bridge in Sandys blocked off while they investigate a serious collision.
One person, believed to be riding a motorcycle, has been transported to hospital and while the extent of their injuries is not clear at this time, they are thought to be somewhat serious in nature.
Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said that commuters can expect delays in the area while traffic collision investigators start their work.
Unofficial reports indicate that numerous people who were making their way to a party at Snorkel Park in Dockyard are unable to pass through the area.
Update 2.27am: A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:50pm on Monday, July 30th police and first responders attended a reported serious single vehicle collision on Pender Road in Sandys parish.
“It appears that a motorcyclist was traveling along Pender Road and collided with a wall. As a result the rider, believed to be a 29 year old Hamilton parish man, was injured and taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment.
“The extent of his injuries, while potentially serious, is unknown at this time. Inquiries into this collision are ongoing.”
Update 11.47am: The police said the rider is in critical condition in the ICU.
A police spokesperson said “Around 11:50pm on Monday, July 30th police and first responders attended a reported serious single vehicle collision on Pender Road in Sandys parish. It now appears that the rider of a rental cycle traveling along Pender Road collided with a section of the bridge at the entrance to Dockyard.
” As a result the rider, a 29 year old Hamilton parish man, was injured and taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment. At last check the victim was in the Intensive Care Unit in critical condition. Inquiries into this collision are ongoing and any witnesses are encouraged to contact PC Te-Ara Douglas on 295-0011.”
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