A 25-year-old Warwick man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a single vehicle car crash in Smith’s Parish, that landed all six passengers in hospital for treatment.

Police and first responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash around 10:20pm on Monday, March 12th, on Middle Road near the junction with Clarendon Road.

Six people were hurt – the male driver plus five passengers (two females and three males) – when the car involved overturned in the vicinity of Flatts Post Office.

A police spokesman said: “The full extent of their injuries is not known at this time, but an update on their conditions is anticipated in due course.

“The driver, believed to be a 25-year-old Warwick man, has been arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.

“The vehicle, a wall and a pedestrian crossing light pole were apparently damaged in the crash.

“Traffic was diverted away from the area for approximately three and a half hours while the scene was processed by the relevant police personnel.”

Inquiries regarding the circumstances of this crash continue and any witnesses are encouraged to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011 at the earliest opportunity.

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