Man Injured In Collision In Sandys Parish

June 9, 2021 | 0 Comments

[Updated] This afternoon [June 9] police and first responders were dispatched to a serious collision in Sandys parish.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:20pm today [Wednesday, 9th June] police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision in Sandys parish.

“Details are limited at this time. However, early information suggests that a car and a motorcycle were involved. It is understood that the rider of the motorcycle has been transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of serious injuries.

“An update on their condition is anticipated in due course.

“Traffic diversions are currently in effect at Lantana Road for motorists travelling into Somerset and at Sound View Road for motorists travelling out of Somerset, while inquiries are conducted at the scene. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.”

Update 6.19pm: A police spokesperson said, “Traffic diversions are no longer in effect. Inquiries continue regarding the circumstances of this collision and the condition of the injured individual is still unknown at this time. Any witnesses are encouraged to call the main police telephone number 295-0011 as soon as possible.”

Update 9.49pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:20pm today [Wednesday, 9th June] police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision at the junction of Somerset Road and Sound View Road in Sandys parish.

“It now appears that a 21-year-old Sandys parish man was riding a motorcycle south on Somerset Road and a 75-year-old Sandys parish man was driving a car out of Sound View Road – attempting to make a right turn on to Somerset Road – when the collision occurred.

“The motorcyclist apparently sustained head injuries as well as a fractured collar bone and was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment, where he is currently in stable condition. The car driver was not hurt.

“Despite the best efforts of Roads Policing Unit officers assisting with traffic diversions while the collision scene was processed, delays were experienced by motorists travelling to and from the Somerset area, until inquiries by the Traffic Collision Investigator and Forensic Support Unit were completed.

“The assistance of members of the public that have already come forward as witnesses to this collision is appreciated and any other witnesses are now encouraged to contact Constable Ryan Swan on the main police telephone number 295-0011 or via e-mail rswan@bps.bm.”

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