One Person Injured In Southampton Collision

November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision on Middle Road in Southampton this afternoon [Nov 6], that resulted in a person being transported to hospital after being injured in the crash, according to police.

A police spokesperson sad, “Around 4:55pm today [November 6th] police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a crash on Middle Road in Southampton near the junction with Church Road.

“Initial information suggests that a single car was involved.

“The male driver was hurt and has been transported to hospital via ambulance for treatment of his injuries, which are potentially serious.

“Traffic diversions are currently in effect and motorists should expect some delays.

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

Update 6.56pm: A police spokesperson said, “Confirmation that one person has been transported to hospital via ambulance for treatment of potentially serious injuries.

“However, that person may not be the driver as initially believed.”

Update November 7, 11.44am: A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:55pm Tuesday, November 6th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle car crash on Middle Road in Southampton near the junction with Church Road.

“It now appears that the car involved was being driven in the eastbound lane of Middle Road [in the vicinity of Five Star Island] when it collided with a roadside stone wall.

“The driver, said to be a 29-year-old Sandys parish man, was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of his injuries, which were initially described as potentially serious.

“However, at last check this morning [November 7th] the 29-year-old man was recovering in stable condition on a general ward.

“There were no other injuries reported – although it is believed that there were two other men in the vehicle when the crash occurred.

“Area traffic diversions were in effect for approximately three hours while the scene was processed.

“Inquiries continue and any witnesses or persons with relevant information are asked to call Constable Alex Shreeve on the main police telephone number 295-0011.”

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