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Media Relations Dept.
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box HM 530
Tel: (441) 299-4249/4291/4321
Fax: (441) 299-4322
E-mail: Police Media Relations

Date:Sunday, July 01,2018
Distribution: All Media

Reported Two Vehicle Collision in Paget Near Elbow Beach [Updated]

A few minutes after 10:00am, police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on South Road in Paget 10 meters east of the Elbow Beach entrance. It appears that a car was traveling west and a motorcycle with a female rider and a pillion passenger was traveling in an easterly direction when it appears that the rider of the cycle collided with the car. As a result, the rider and her passenger were taken to the hospital with the rider suffering serious leg and foot injuries and the pillion passenger appears to have non-life-threatening injuries.

The area has been cordoned off while the relevant officers process the scene. Investigation into the collision is now underway.

Update: Monday, July 2nd - At last check this afternoon (July 2nd) a 19 year old Sandys parish man who was injured as the passenger on a motorcycle involved in a collision with a car on South Road in Paget near the entrance to Elbow Beach around 10am Sunday, July 1st was airlifted overseas for further medical treatment after initially being admitted to the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit – while the rider, a 49 year old Sandys parish woman, was treated for serious leg and foot injuries and was recovering in stable condition on a general ward at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

The male driver of the car did not leave the scene and was not arrested following the collision. However, the scene was processed and both vehicles involved have been impounded pending further inquiries.

The investigation continues and any witnesses that have not already come forward are asked to call the main police telephone number 295-0011.

All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department