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Man injured in car crash flown overseas for treatment

A 26-year-old university student has been flown overseas for medical treatment after a car he was a passenger in collided with a wall.

Alex Doyle, who is studying law in the United Kingdom, was medevaced to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Monday at 11.30am.

The car he was in crashed at the junction of Harbour Road and Manse Road, in Paget.

A police spokesman said the driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

The victim's brother, Connor Doyle, told

The Royal Gazette: “Our family wants to thank everyone at home in Bermuda for the outpouring of support for Alex at this time.

“He had a two-hour procedure [on Monday] night. Now he has been moved from the critical ward to a general surgical ward at Johns Hopkins.

“My family is waiting for a conference with the doctors later today (Tuesday) regarding his condition. [Alex] is there with our parents and our brother Patrick.”

The police spokesman said the accident occurred around 2.32am. Three men were in the car at the time.

“Two of the three were injured; one of the injured has been flown overseas for further medical treatment the other received superficial cuts and bruises,” he said.

“However, the driver of the vehicle was arrested for suspicion of driving whilst impaired.”

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Published December 29, 2010 at 1:00 am (Updated December 29, 2010 at 7:14 am)

Man injured in car crash flown overseas for treatment

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