Man In Critical Condition In ICU After Collision

June 24, 2018

[Updated] A 66-year-old man is in critical condition in the ICU following a collision late last night, the police have confirmed.

A police spokesperson said, “Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on Middle Road in Devonshire and Vesey Street at 11:48pm on Saturday night.

“Details are still emerging, but it appears that a man on a pedal cycle was exiting Vesey Street when he rode into the path of a man on a motorcycle traveling west on Middle Road.

“Both men were taken to the hospital, but it appears that the male on the pedal cycle is said to listed in serious condition.”

In a subsequent update, the police said, “The rider of the pedal cycle, a 66-year-old man is in critical condition in the ICU and the 46-year-old male rider of the motorcycle sustained non life threatening leg injuries.

“Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have seen the collision to contact police on 295-0011.”

Update 10.09am: The police said, “As of 9am, the 66-year-old man involved in the RTC last night is still listed in critical condition in the ICU.”

Update June 25, 11.41am: A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [June 25th] the 66-year-old male pedal cycle rider – believed to be from Devonshire – seriously injured in a collision with a motorcyclist around 11:50pm Saturday, June 23rd on Middle Road in Devonshire near the junction with Vesey Street remained in critical condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit, while the 46-year-old male motorcycle rider hurt – believed to be from Hamilton parish – was recovering in stable condition on a general ward after receiving non-life threatening leg injuries.

‘The pedal cycle and motorcycle involved were impounded following the collision.

‘Inquiries continue and any witnesses that have not already come forward are asked to call the main police telephone number 295-0011.”

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