A 63-year-old female motorcyclist was rushed to the hospital’s Emergency Department with life threatening injuries yesterday, after she collided with a feral chicken.

Police say the accident occurred just before 7am at the junction of Pitts Bay Road and Rosemont Avenue in Pembroke.

A spokesman said: “It appears a 63-year-old female motorcycle rider collided with a feral chicken and came off the bike.

“She was attended to at the scene by EMTs who transported her by ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for further treatment for her injuries which are considered life threatening.

“Traffic was diverted away from the area while the scene of the collision was processed by Traffic Collision Investigators along with Forensic Officers.

“Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Acting Sergeant Justin Hunt on the non-emergency reporting number, 211 or, via e-mail, jhunt@bps.bm.”