[Updated] A 59-year-old American tourist is listed in critical condition in the ICU suffering from serious head injuries after an accident late last night [Aug 1] on Pitts Bay Road.
It is understood that the tourist was walking when the motorcyclist struck him leaving him critically injured with serious head injuries.
A police spokesperson said: “Police and other first responders at approximately 11:10pm on Wednesday were dispatched to the area of Pitts Bay Rd & Roxdene Lane, Pembroke to a report of a serious road traffic collision.
“Details on this incident are sketchy at this point; however it appears that a 59 year old (Tourist from Alabama USA) was walking when he was hit by a motorcycle that was travelling on the aforementioned road(s). The man was rushed to KEMH where he is in the ICU listed in critical condition with serious head injuries.
“Police are asking for any witnesses to this collision, especially anyone who may have seen the victim (a white male balding, with light colored clothing approximately 5’8-5’10 of solid/stocky build) walking along Pitts Bay Road between 10:45pm and 11:10pm. Please contact Police on 295-0011 or the confidential crime stoppers hotline on 800-8477.”
Update 3.46pm: A police spokesperson said: “A 27 year old man was arrested for suspicion of driving whilst impaired in connection with the collision. Police are appealing for witnesses to this incident to contact police on 2950011.”
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