Car Crashes Through Wall In Southampton

August 25, 2018 | 15 Comments

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision in the Riviera Estate area of Southampton this morning [Aug 25] which involved a car crashing through a wall and on to an embankment.

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police and an ambulance attended, assisting the driver who we understand was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital. Bystanders said the driver did not appear to have any serious injuries. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.

Update 9.56pm, Aug 26: A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:10am Saturday, August 25th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle car crash on Riviera Road in Southampton, near the Railway Trail.

“It appears that the car involved was being driven along Riviera Road when it struck and damaged a wall before going over an embankment. The driver, believed to be an 82 year old Southampton man, was apparently unhurt and able to get out of the vehicle on his own.

“However, the driver was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for medical assessment as a precaution due to a pre-existing medical condition.

“The damaged car was later towed away. Any witnesses are asked to call the main police telephone number 295-0011.”

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  1. Family Man says:

    The gas peddle is the one on the left?

  2. Triangle Drifter says:

    Are we ever going to get proper guard rails installed on our roads. You know, the type that actually keep vehicles on the road.

    • JohnBoy says:

      This appears to be on a private road but yes, I agree, we need some on our main roads.

  3. Level 2 says:

    Or perhaps teach people how to drive?? Always blaming it on others, today it’s the lack of guard rails. Take responsibility, ffs.

  4. hulktoo says:

    are we ever going to pay attention and stop hitting walls……………..just asking

  5. Helo says:

    Why should we the tax payer have to pay for better guard rails for these who want to drive recklessly?

  6. Really says:

    Who fixes the wall?

  7. Margaret Caton says:

    Nothing wrong with our walls.

  8. PANGAEA says:

    Can you imagine the hundreds of cars out there which have not been properly maintained .

    Most likely they just do not know or COULD NOT CARE LESS.

    You can spot these cars, some, not all are on their last legs, usualy covered in road grime and brake dust and

    Poor brakes
    Poor sreering
    Insurance chasers looking for you.
    Dirty wind screens
    No brake lights
    Worn brake pads
    Faded paint
    Bottle under the seat.
    Poor Tires
    The Radio playing “There is no hope ”
    Noisey children
    Back seat driver
    Cell phones
    Under inflated tires nothing less than 30 psi. – ok !
    I am not including those who drive with high healed shoes with gold straps ,yet.

  9. PANGAEA says:

    Park 32 wrecked cars and 8 bikes on crow lane round about. 40 is the magic number.
    Dig up the cauliflowers first .

  10. amazed says:

    Lack of driving skills of the locals never ceases to amaze me

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