[Updated] At around noon today [Feb 16] there was a collision involving a van on South Road by the entrance to Botanical Gardens, which resulted in the van flipping over onto its side.
It appears the driver was alone in the vehicle, and he appears to have sustained relatively minor injuries. Both the police and fire service personnel responded to the scene, and as of 12.35pm, the truck has been removed from its side however traffic restrictions remain in place.
Update Feb 17, 5.53pm: The police have stated the driver — a 49 year old Paget man — was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving. The full police statement follows below
Around 11:45am on Saturday, February 16th police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle collision on South Road in Paget near the junction with Happy Talk Lane.
It appears that a van was being driven along South Road when the vehicle collided with a wall and overturned.
The driver, a 49 year old Paget man, received minor arm injuries and was treated at the scene by EMTs. He was later arrested on suspicion of impaired driving. Traffic was temporarily diverted away from the scene due to the location of the damaged van.
Inquiries into this collision are ongoing and a court appearance for the van driver is anticipated in due course