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Crash driver arrested on suspicion of impaired driving

Hamilton Police Station (File photograph)

A woman injured in a crash in Devonshire yesterday was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.

A police spokesman said the woman, a 37-year-old from Pembroke, was hurt when her car struck a utility pole on Middle Road near the junction with Montpelier Road at around noon.

She was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

The spokesman added: “She was later arrested on suspicion of impaired driving and released on police bail, pending further inquiries.

“Traffic was diverted for approximately two hours while the scene was processed.”

Witnesses to the collision or anyone with information about the crash are asked to call Pc Tashun Simons on 211 or e-mail tsimons2@bps.bm