Two Accidents, Two Arrests on Suspicion of DUI

December 12, 2010

Two men were arrested last night [Dec 11] on suspicion of impaired driving following two separate accidents that both occurred in Smith’s parish. One man was injured, left the scene on foot and was later arrested in the Blue Hole Hill area by the Police.

At around 6:45pm last night the Police responded to a single vehicle accident in Smith’s. A motorcycle was traveling along St. Mark’s Road when the rider, a 50 year old Smith’s parish man, lost control and crashed.

He was injured and received first aid at the scene, declined further medical treatment and was subsequently arrested on suspicion of impaired driving. The motorcycle [pictured below] received only minor damage.

Bike Accident St. Mark's Rd Dec 11 10-1-3_wm

Later that night at around 9:20pm, another accident occurred on Harrington Sound Road in Hamilton parish near the junction with Quarry Road involving a car and a motorcycle.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 36 year old St. George’s man, was injured and left the scene on foot and was later arrested in the Blue Hole Hill, Hamilton parish area on suspicion of impaired driving. Police say that he “received treatment for his injuries at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre after being detained for failing the alco-analyzer test.”

The driver of the car, a 19 year old Warwick man was also injured and both vehicles were damaged. Police state that inquiries into both incidents are underway.

Previously that day there was an accident at the junction of Parsons Road and The Glebe Road in Pembroke involving two cars in which no one was injured, however both cars were extensively damaged. Also at around 1:25pm yesterday Police attended a collision on North Shore Road in Devonshire near the junction with Dock Hill involving a car and a van. The drivers of both vehicles were uninjured; however the car and van were extensively damaged.

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