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Tourist injured in serious road crash

A visitor is understood to have been seriously injured following a road traffic accident in Paget last night.

The smash took place at around 7.30pm on South Shore near the Coral Reef Hotel.

The visitor was riding a cycle when he was in collision with a car.

The victim was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and is believed to be suffering from serious head injuries. His condition could not be confirmed by press time last night.

A Police spokesman said: “Around 7.30pm on Thursday, April 11 police and first responders attended a reported serious collision on South Road in Paget near the junction with Harvey Road.

“Details regarding how the collision occurred are unclear at this time, however it appears that a motorcyclist and another vehicle were involved.

“The rider, believed to be a 26-year-old male visitor, was injured and taken to [KEMH] via ambulance for treatment. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this time.”

Witnesses are encouraged to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 295-0011.

Photo by Glenn Tucker Serious road accident: Officers investigate a traffic accident on South Shore Road in Paget. The motorcycle rider was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital after a collision with a motor car.

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Published April 12, 2013 at 11:16 am (Updated April 12, 2013 at 11:16 am)

Tourist injured in serious road crash

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