Car Driver Arrested After Motorcyclist Injured

January 31, 2020

A 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision early this morning [Jan 31] on North Shore Road in Devonshire which resulted in a female motorcyclist being taken to hospital.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:50am Friday, January 31st police and fellow first responders attended a reported two vehicle collision on North Shore Road in Devonshire.

“It appears that a 30-year-old Hamilton parish woman motorcyclist was traveling east along North Shore Road when a car driven out of the parking lot of Robinson Bay Park struck her.

“She was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of a leg injury.

“The car driver, said to be a 51-year-old Pembroke man, was not hurt. He was later arrested on suspicion of impaired driving and then released on police bail pending further inquiries.

“Both vehicles involved were damaged. Any witnesses are encouraged to contact Constable Thomas Simons on 247-1704 or e-mail”

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