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Woman taken to hospital after bike and car in collision

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Accident scene: A crash on Woodlands Road, Pembroke today (Photograph by Sekou Hendrickson)

A motorcyclist was rushed to hospital after a road traffic accident this afternoon.

Police said that the woman tried to make a right-hand turn on to Canal Road off Woodlands Road in Pembroke but was involved with a collision with a car.

Police and the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service arrived at the scene just after the collision.

Bystanders also intervened to support the motorcyclist and help divert traffic.

The incident happened about 3pm and the road was blocked for a short period as the accident scene was cleared.

The motorcyclist was taken to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital by ambulance to be treated for her injuries.

A police officer at the scene said that the woman’s injuries appeared to be minor.

The officer added that the driver of the car was uninjured and that the flow of traffic would soon return to normal once the road was cleared.

Crash: An ambulance at the scene of a crash in Woodlands Road today (Photograph by Sekou Hendrickson)

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Published January 22, 2021 at 4:15 pm (Updated January 22, 2021 at 4:16 pm)

Woman taken to hospital after bike and car in collision

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