Two Riders Injured In Collision, One Arrested

January 19, 2020

A motorcyclist was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision in Pembroke on Friday night.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:20pm Friday, January 17th police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service as well as ambulance personnel were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision in Pembroke.

“It appears that a motorcyclist, said to be a 54-year-old Devonshire man, was traveling west along St. John’s Road and a 50cc scooter rider, said to be a 24-year-old Pembroke man, was traveling in the opposite direction when the collision occurred near the junction with Cox’s Hill Road.

“Both riders were injured and transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment.

“The younger man is understood to have sustained a broken jaw, a laceration to his knee and bruises to his body, while the older man is understood to have sustained a laceration to his head as well as bruises to his hands and legs.

“At last check Friday night, the two riders involved remained in hospital receiving medical care.

“The motorcyclist was later arrested on suspicion of impaired driving and then released on police bail.

“The scene was processed and inquiries continue.

“Any witnesses are encouraged to call Constable Kieran Swann on 247-1704 or e-mail”

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