Road Traffic Collision Involving Police Vehicle

March 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

A two vehicle collision — involving a police bike and motorcycle — occurred on Middle Road in Warwick yesterday [March 3] with both riders “suffering leg injuries, which were not considered serious.”

A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 2:30pm on Wednesday 3rd March, 2021, police attended a two vehicle road traffic collision on Middle Road, Warwick, opposite Warwick Lanes.

“A male motorcyclist was travelling east along Middle Road, Warwick. Upon hearing the sirens from police cycles on driver training, headed in the same direction, the motorcyclist, who was attempting to make a right turn into the Warwick Esso Gas Station, instead pulled his vehicle to the left going towards a bus layby.

“One of the police bikes collided with the motorcyclist resulting in both riders suffering leg injuries, which were not considered serious.

“Both the motorcyclist and the police officer received treatment for their injuries at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and were discharged. Both bikes were also damaged.

“As a result of the collision, a Traffic Collision Investigator and an officer from the Forensics Science Unit attended and processed the scene. Enquiries are ongoing.”

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