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Motorcyclist in hospital after crash in Hamilton

Accident: Police have diverted traffic from Dundonald Street following an accident this morning (Photo by Owain Johnston-Barnes)

A motorcycle rider is in hospital with a suspected head injury following a two-vehicle collision in Hamilton yesterday.

According to a police spokeswoman, the accident happened at about 7.50am on the junction of Dundonald Street and Court Street.

The spokeswoman said that the motorcycle was travelling on Dundonald Street when a van travelling in the opposite direction attempted to make a right turn onto Court Street, crossing the path of the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment to a suspected head injury. The van driver was not reported to be injured.

Traffic is being diverted at Court and Victoria Street and Court and Elliott Street junctions while the scene is being processed. Motorists are advised to use alternative routes.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact Constable Tashun Simons on 211 or tsimons2@bps.bm