Car And Pedal Cycle Collision In St. David’s

April 19, 2019 | 1 Comment

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Service, police and an ambulance are on scene at the Lighthouse Road and Great Bay Road area in St Davids this afternoon [April 19] following a collision which appears to have involved a car and a pedal cyclist. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.

Collision Bermuda April 19 2019

Update April 21, 2019: A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:30pm Friday, April 19th [Good Friday] police officers attended a reported two vehicle collision at the junction of Lighthouse Hill and Great Bay Road in St. George’s.

“It appears that a pedal cyclist riding down Lighthouse Hill collided with a car being driven along Great Bay Road. The pedal cyclist, said to be a 55 year old St. George’s man, was injured and transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment.

“His injuries were not believed to be life threatening. Apparently both vehicles were damaged, but the car driver was not hurt.

“Any witnesses are asked to call the main police telephone number 295-0011.”

Update April 22: The police said that the pedal cyclist hurt in this collision has been treated and discharged from the hospital.

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  1. PANGAEA says:

    The vast majority of drivers in this island are exceptional.

    We can save many lives by example.

    Regardless of weather you are driving a car ; a scooter; or a motorcycle ; the lives of people and passengers depends on your ability to manage each every situation, by staying on point.

    There is one situation that stands out and can cause disaster, the lack of concentration caused by distraction.

    I am not the only one who is guilty of not being able to concentrate as my teachers would often tell my parents ,I now use that to my advantage . The” what if” theory.

    When driving to avoid many distractions , I narrate my journey and that is the same as staying on point .

    Advanced driving school encourages driver narration by describing and anticipating the chain of events.

    Road conditions; weather conditions; other traffic; rear view mirror ; location of brakes; line of sight through another drivers wind screen; means of escape ; breaking distance 2 second rule; right of way; give way; courtesy to other road users and thousands more.

    You do not own the road ,the people do.
    You may have right of way !
    It is not yours to keep ?
    You could be DEAD right !

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