Car Driver Arrested After Smashing Into Wall

December 10, 2012

[Updated] Earlier this afternoon [Dec 10] a car driver smashed into a wall in the Middle Road, Southampton area. Unofficial reports indicate that no one was injured in the collision, which saw traffic restrictions temporarily in place until the car was moved. The police responded, and were seen to be questioning the driver at the scene.

Update 6.24pm: The police confirm the driver, a 36 year old St. George’s man, was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.

A police spokesperson said: “Around 2:15pm on Monday, December 10th police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle collision on Middle Road in Southampton near the junction with Avocado Lane. It appears that a car was being driven along Middle Road when it collided with a wall.

“The car received extensive front end damage as a result; however there were no reported injuries. Traffic was temporarily diverted away from the scene and the driver, a 36 year old St. George’s man, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of impaired driving. Inquiries into this collision are ongoing.”

- Photo by Kenneth Byron

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  1. Kim Smith says:

    I trust you are checking to see if these drivers are on their cell phones, talking or texting, around the time of the accident.

    • ryan says:

      how do you check that?

      • Rick Rock says:

        Phone records. The cell phone companies know if the phone was in use at any given time.

    • we are blessed says:

      Phone records may show a call but what if the person is using a bluetooth or hand free device.

  2. Um Um Like says:

    Is the wall ok?

  3. Hydei Wils says:

    Really @ Um Um wow people say anything