[Updated: One person in ICU] Two men are in serious condition after being injured in a three bike collision on South Road in Warwick shortly after 8pm tonight [Nov. 9].
Police and fire service personnel attended the scene where a total of four people were injured and transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. A portion of South Road has been blocked off and traffic is being diverted away from the area as police conduct their investigation.
A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 8:15pm, on Friday November 9th 2012, Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision located on South Road, in Warwick near Marley Beaches. Details are sketchy, but it appears three motorcycles were involved in a collision and as a result four persons were injured.
“At this time, an 18 year old man and a 20 year old man have been taken to KEMH with serious injures. Also an 18 year old man and a 20 year old man were also treated at the hospital for non life threatening injuries. Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen the collision to contact police on 295-0011.”
Update Nov 10 2.06pm: The police amended the ages, and said a 16-year-old teenager is listed in “fair” condition in the ICU, while an 18-year-old is resting on a general ward. The other two teenagers [16 and 18] involved were treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
- Photos by Kenneth Byron
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