[Updated with video + police statement] Two men were injured in a single vehicle collision early Thursday morning [Oct 9] on North Shore Road near Burchall Cove Park in Hamilton parish.
Emergency services responded to the report of the collision at approximately 12.15am and found two men injured at the scene. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel tended to the injured pair until an attending ambulance transported the men to hospital for further treatment.
After Police officers processed the accident scene, a tow truck removed the vehicle and Fire Service personnel cleared the area of debris before the road, which had been closed off to traffic, was reopened at approximately 3.15am.
Update 11.48am: The Police confirmed that both men “sustained relatively minor injuries,” and said the driver — a 46 year old Pembroke man — was subsequently arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.
A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:20am on Thursday, October 9th first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish near the junction with Old Road.
“It appears that a car was being driven along North Shore Road when it collided with a wall. The driver, a 46 year old Pembroke man and his passenger, a 43 year old Hamilton parish man, sustained relatively minor injuries.
“Both were taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for medical assessment and later discharged. The Pembroke man was subsequently arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.
“Apparently the car was extensively damaged. Inquiries regarding this collision are ongoing and any witnesses are encouraged to contact PC Kirsteen Brown on the main police telephone number 295-0011.”
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