Injured Rider Treated Then Arrested After Crash

July 22, 2019

A 38-year-old man injured in a motorcycle crash on Sunday [July 21] in Paget was treated and discharged from the hospital, then arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:15pm Sunday, July 21st a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash occurred on South Road in Paget near the junction with Cataract Hill.

“It appears that the motorcyclist involved, said to be a 38-year-old Pembroke man, was traveling east on South Road in the vicinity of Paraquet Restaurant when he struck the kerb.

“Information from witnesses at the scene suggested that the 38-year-old man was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

“The injured rider was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of various wounds – including head wounds – and later discharged.

“He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of impaired driving. Traffic in the area was reduced to one lane while the scene was processed.

“Any witnesses that have not already come forward are encouraged to contact Constable Gregory White on 717-2226 or e-mail”

Read More About

Category: Accidents and fires, All, News