Car Driver Collides With Wall In St George’s

July 10, 2013

[Updated] A man was taken to hospital today [July 10] after the car he was driving collided with a wall in St George’s at approximately 11.30am.

Emergency services responded to the junction of York Street and Water Street where the single vehicle accident occurred.

Fire Service personnel cared for the man until an attending ambulance transported him to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment to his injuries that did not appear to be serious as he walked to the ambulance.

Update July 11, 6.31pm: A police spokesperson said: “Around 11:30am on Wednesday, July 10th police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle collision in the area of York Street and Water Street in St. George’s.

“It appears that a car was being driven along York Street when it collided with a wall. The driver, an 85 year old St. George’s man, sustained minor injuries and was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance as a precaution. Both the car and the wall were damaged.”

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  1. Family Man says:

    Should I turn left or should I turn right ….
    Obviously needed more time to make that decision.

    • Out of flight says:

      What is it with our cars and walls. It is time someone hit a tree or the air. why always a poor wall.?

      • 1minute says:

        People keep building magnets into the walls…

  2. Um Um Like says:

    Car driver collides with wall or car collides with wall? Or did the wall collide with the car? I’m so confused.

  3. Nuffin but da Truth says:

    Maybe Drunk..Speeding..or Chatting/Texting on Cell

    or maybe this is the 1st time a wall in St.Georges’ has jumped out in front of a car!

  4. paget baby says:

    He may have been damn drunk wat the hell was he think damn fool pay the hell attition next time or walk were u gotta go cause rum n the heat dont mix .

  5. SoMuchMore says:

    he or she just wanted to put st George’s in the news lol

  6. bermylove says:

    All of you are ignorant…you don’t know the age of the person and you are supposing that you know what happened.
    Thankfully this wasn’t as serious as it could have been and there were no casualties. On a whole I believe that his family would appreciate a little caution with words; as I am sure none of you would like to have presumptions made about situations where none of them were true.
    Words are powerful things and we should be careful what falls out of our face…a little tact would be good.

  7. Triangle Drifter says:

    When oh when is the OBA going to do something about these marauding walls which are colliding with unprepared vehicles?

  8. XD says:

    the guy was actually pretty old from the looks of it (was there) and he didnt seem to be intoxicated or anything like that.

  9. my view says:

    I hope the driver will make a full recovery .

  10. Kindley says:

    I’m sorry for the accident and hope that the person driving was not hurt. There must have been a problem since the car was on the wrong side of the road. Better to have been stopped by the wall than to have gone down the hill into town. This accident could have been much worse.

  11. Hope driver is safe.we all make mistakes.

  12. Bdaluv says:

    If he is an older gentleman maybe it is time to talk about getting seniors off the road.
    To ensure the safety of others on the road ( and our walls) we should start mandatory testing on a yearly basis for people over 65 years old.

  13. twinkle-bug says:

    You people need to take a break , he was not DRUNK, the gentleman is 85yrs old and being that age anything can happen … he is also the grandfather to one of our MP’s, who is by his side right now … so on this note take a damn break from being negative …

  14. Kindley says:

    65 is not old…..even 85 is not old for some people.

  15. Outta m' way! ;o} says:

    Yep, gotta be careful of those darn jumpin’ walls — they strike when you least expect it!