Collision, Rider Arrested For Impaired Driving

July 6, 2020

One motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired, while another one required emergency surgery after a head-on collision involving two motorcycles on South Road in Warwick.

A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 4:45 p.m. on Sunday 5th July, police received a report a two vehicle on South Road in Warwick.

“Upon arrival officers observed two motorcycles were involved in a head on collision which left one man requiring emergency surgery for what is described as a serious leg injury and another arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired.

“Reports are the suspected impaired rider was traveling in an easterly direction along South Road, Warwick attempting to overtake two taxis while negotiating the series of bends just to the east of Warwick Camp.

“He reportedly entered the opposing lane and as he approached the junction with Camp Road and collided with another bike which was traveling in the opposite direction. Both men were transported to KEMH via ambulance.

“The suspected impaired rider was attended to and subsequently transferred to the Hamilton Police Station where he was processed and detained pending bail.

“The second rider remains warded at KEMH.”

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  1. sage says:

    I hope he will be ok. When was the last roadside sobriety checkpoint conducted?

  2. JohnBoy says:

    Why couldn’t the idiot rider have the worse injuries? He injured someone who was in their own lane!