Log In

Reset Password

Female bike rider suffers serious leg injury in crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to crash which left a female bike rider with a serious leg injury.

At about 11.20pm yesterday, police and other first responders, were called to a two vehicle road crash between a car and a motorbike, near the junction of North Shore Road and Studio Lane, Hamilton Parish, just east of Bethel AME church.

A police spokesman said: “Early indications are the motorcycle rider, a 26-year-old female guest worker, was struck by the car which was travelling in an easterly direction along North Shore Road.

“She sustained a serious leg injury and was attended to by a physician who resides nearby, until the arrival of EMTs, who transported her via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, where at last check, she was being attended to for her injuries, which were described as non life threatening.”

The car driver, a 26-year-old male and his 25-year-old female companion were unhurt in the collision. The bike was a write-off.

The spokesman said that the car driver was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Steede, on 247-1704 or via e-mail, ahsteede@bps.bm