Emergency services responded to North Shore Road near Barkers Hill this afternoon [Oct 9] to a report of a serious bike accident. As of 1.15pm they remain on scene, and traffic flow is being impeded as officials continue their investigation.
Bermuda Fire Service personnel tended to an injured rider at the scene until an ambulance transported the injured man to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Police have advised commuters to avoid the area as the investigation is taking place. Details of the accident and the rider’s injuries are unclear, however we will update as able.
Update 5.08pm: A police spokesperson said: “Around 12:45pm on Tuesday, October 9th police and first responders attended a reported serious two vehicle collision on North Shore Road in Devonshire near Barkers Hill. Details are unclear at this time; however it appears that a car and a motorcycle collided at that location.
“The motorcycle rider, believed to be a 47 year old Hamilton parish man, was seriously injured and taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment. At last check he was in the Intensive Care Unit.
“Traffic was temporarily diverted away from the scene; however that section of road has since reopened to normal traffic flow. Inquiries into this collision are ongoing and any witnesses are encouraged to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 295-0011.
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