Teen injured in road crash

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A Pembroke teenager was rushed to hospital after his auxiliary cycle and a car collided.

The accident occurred on Middle Road in Smith’s, around 5.20pm Wednesday.

Said a Police spokesman: “It appears that an auxiliary cycle and a car were travelling along Middle Road when the vehicles collided.

“The auxiliary cycle rider, a 17-year-old Pembroke male, was injured and taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment.

“At last check the victim was in the Intensive Care Unit in stable condition.”

Both vehicles suffered extensive front-end damage. There were no other injuries reported.

A second collision occurred around 8pm that day in Paget.

“It appears that an auxiliary cycle was being ridden along South Road and a taxi was being driven along Point Finger Road when the vehicles collided at the junction,” the spokesman said.

“The auxiliary cycle rider, a 55-year-old Warwick woman, was injured and taken to the hospital via ambulance for treatment. At last check she was recovering on a general ward. There were no other injuries reported.”

Police are investigating both collisions.

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Published Jan 4, 2013 at 8:00 am (Updated Jan 3, 2013 at 10:02 pm)

Teen injured in road crash

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