Police Van Strikes Pillar In Devonshire

June 20, 2018 | 1 Comment

[Updated] Around 4:30pm today [June 20]  first responders attended a collision in the Middle Road, Upland Street Devonshire area, in which a police van struck a pillar.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:30pm today [June 20th] police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle crash in the Middle Road, Upland Street Devonshire area.

“Details are limited at this time. However, initial information indicates that a police van struck a pillar.

“Apparently the driver of the police vehicle was hurt, but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

“An update on the officer’s medical condition is anticipated in due course.

“Traffic diversions are currently in effect while the crash scene is processed and motorists in the area are advised to take alternate routes until further notice.

“Inquiries are underway and any witnesses are asked to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.”

Update 8.02pm: A police spokesperson said, “Traffic diversions are no longer in effect in the Middle Road, Upland Street Devonshire area. The officer involved in the crash is currently being medically assessed at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, but was said to be conscious and alert. Inquiries continue.”

Update 10.19pm: A police spokesperson said, “The officer involved in this afternoon’s police van crash in the Middle Road, Upland Street Devonshire area has been discharged from the hospital. Any witnesses that have not already come forward are encouraged to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.”

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  1. Sailor says:

    Think something else was going on. A total of 7 police cars and vans raced past me in that area and at that time. sirens were all blazing and they were in 2 convoys. One may have hit a pillar but that was not the reason for all the police cars. So what were they doing for real?

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