Accident Results In Rider Being Hospitalized

September 2, 2012

[Updated] Emergency services responded to an an accident on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish shortly before noon today [Sept 2].

It appears the male rider of a motorcycle received injuries after being involved in a collision with a car near the junction with Aubrey Road. A crowd gathered to watch as EMTs from the Fire Service attended to the injured rider until an ambulance arrived and transported the rider to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The extent of the rider’s injuries are unclear, however we will update with information as able. Traffic flow was restricted, causing a backup of vehicles for a period of time while emergency services tended to the rider and police investigated the accident scene.

Update Sept 3: A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:45am on Sunday, September 2nd police and first responders attended a reported collision at the junction of North Shore Road and Aubrey Road in Hamilton parish involving a car and a motorcycle.

“It appears that both vehicles were traveling along North Shore Road when they collided. The rider of the motorcycle, a 47 year old Pembroke man, was injured and taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment.

“His injuries are not believed to be life threatening. There were no other injuries reported. Both vehicles were damaged as a result. Inquiries into this incident are underway.”

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  1. Observer says:

    How ironic is the road sign in the picture!

  2. g-gurl says:

    SLOW YOUR ROLL PEOPLE ! GOODNESS TOO MANY ACCIDENTS…………..

  3. Slow The Heck Down!!! says:

    Not knowing the full details of the accident. Motorcycle riders seem to don’t care about their life and limbs. I don’t know why they ride like they do. I do however believe that the written test at TCD does not test the mental state of the person taking the test because there are some incredibly brain dead stupid people using our roads…I remember certain tests that ask you question pertaining to common sense. Who is the Premier of Bda? etc etc..

  4. Nonsense says:

    Guy on the bike came speeding around the corner as the car was already across the road turning into the gate.

    • reality check says:

      ya’ll need to start using your indicators. @nonsense i hope you were present during the accident opinions dont count. As u can see the rider was half way through the road as the driver in the car tried to turn. young drivers, it should be mandatory for them to have driving lessons. STOP SPEEDING DRIVERS & RIDERS!!!

  5. Person says:

    @ reality check, the car was already across the street and in the gate. Had the rider not been speeding, there would not have been an accident nor would he have inflicted injuries to himself.