Police confirmed there were a total of 21 road traffic accidents reported over the weekend, including three that resulted in serious injury to the motorists involved.

Ten damage only accidents were reported, with another eight that resulted in minor injuries, in addition to another four motorists who were arrested on suspicion of impaired driving with a total of 39 speeding tickets issued by police.

The highest speed recorded was clocked at 102 kph.

A spokesman said today: “Police continue to be highly visible on the island’s roads, conducting a series of road safety initiatives. However, the public must also do their part and take personal responsibility for their driving and riding behaviours.”

Meanwhile, the 16-year-old female rider who sustained serious head injuries in a single vehicle auxiliary (50cc) cycle crash on Friday, remains listed in stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

The accident occurred on South Road in Paget, near Southcote Road around 7:55pm Friday, December 1, 2017. The 16-year-old female pillion passenger involved also attended the hospital but apparently later left on her own accord.

And the 58-year-old man believed to from Paget, who sustained serious injuries when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a truck on Wilkinson Avenue in Hamilton Parish, remains in ICU in stable condition.

The accident occurred around 2:30pm Friday afternoon (December 1st).

And the 37-year-old man believed to be from Hamilton Parish who was injured in a single vehicle motorcycle crash on North Shore Road, in Hamilton Parish near Limehouse Lane was treated at the hospital and later discharged. That accident occurred on Friday around 4:40pm.

Inquiries into all three road traffic accidents continue.

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