Pedal Cyclist Suffers Eye Injury In Warwick

December 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

[Updated] Emergency services responded to the Dunscombe Road area in Warwick tonight [Dec 15] where a pedal cyclist fell off his cycle and injured his eye, according to police.

A police spokesperson said, “Police and first responders attended a report a road traffic collision that took place at approximately 6:39pm tonight [Saturday].

“It appears that a cyclist fell off his bicycle on Dunscombe Road, Warwick and as a result, the rider has suffered a serious eye injury and the roads have been blocked off while the scene is being processed.”

Ord Road Cycle Bermuda, December 15 2018-08

Update December 16, 3.23pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:40pm Saturday, December 15th police and fellow first responders attended a report of an injured pedal cyclist on Dunscombe Road in Warwick.

“It now appears that the pedal cyclist, said to be a 63-year-old Warwick man, was traveling along Dunscombe Road toward Ord Road when he struck a wall.

“The injured 63-year-old man was first assisted by members of the public and then treated by emergency medical technicians – who arrived on scene shortly after the crash – before being transported via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for further medical care.

“He was admitted for treatment of a serious eye injury as well as other injuries which were not believed to be life threatening. An update on his medical condition is anticipated in due course.

“Traffic diversions were in place while the scene was processed by the relevant police personnel.

“Inquiries continue regarding the circumstances of this incident and any witnesses are asked to call the main police telephone number 295-0011.”

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