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Seniors taken to hospital after car overturns

In hospital: two senior citizens were taken to hospital after 1.30pm yesterday, December 5, 2022, after their car overturned on Riviera Road, Southampton

Two seniors were taken to hospital after their vehicle overturned while exiting a private driveway in Southampton yesterday.

According to police, the 67-year-old driver of the car is believed to have suffered “a medical episode” while pulling out of the driveway on to Riviera Road at around 1.20pm, losing control of the vehicle.

A 62-year-old woman, was able to get out of the car, but the driver, who was unresponsive when emergency services arrived, had to be lifted out of the vehicle by a fire crew.

Both victims were taken to hospital, although the extent of their injuries is not known.

Anyone who has any information about the accident is asked to contact Pc Rajiv Bailey on 211 or e-mail rbailey@bps.bm.